Philosophy in Danger at University of Nevada at Reno

UNR Building by Ed Bierman, on Flickr

We join the American Philosophical Association to state our strong concern over the proposed state budget cuts at the University of Nevada, Reno.

The administration has proposed to respond to threatened budget cuts from the governor and state legislature by eliminating the masters program and the undergraduate major in philosophy.

We urge you to contact the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents regarding the danger that this proposes for the study of philosophy in the state of Nevada.  The University of Nevada at Reno has the only graduate program of philosophy in the state.

Also send further support for the philosophy department to the UNR administration (