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Department of Philosophy Self-Evaluation


Department of Philosophy Self-Evaluation


The official self-evaluation of the Department of Philosophy, which is noticeably brief. Despite the taciturn answers of Chair Timothy Duggan, he and his department successfully accommodated a student wheelchair user by having him physically carried to his second floor classes in Thornton Hall. The remark that he “[gathers] this arrangement is no longer acceptable,” is likely a joke to be shared with the memo's recipient, Richard Luplow, a professor and wheelchair user with first-hand experience being carried to inaccessible locations as an ad hoc accommodation.


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Hanover, NH

Citation Information

Duggan, Timothy. Memo from Timothy Duggan to Richard Luplow, Apr. 18, 1978. Institutional Diversity and Equity records, DA-751, Box 8020, Civil Rights: Handicapped, Committee on 1977-1980, Rauner Special Collections Library.

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