It’s official: Philip Barlow will fill the new Leonard J. Arrington Chair of Mormon History and Culture at Utah State University (see Salt Lake Tribune story here). This will likely disappoint some prospective students of Claremont Graduate University. However, it’s great news for USU students. Barlow is an excellent scholar by all standards. So what are your initial thoughts on the appointment?
One Reply to “Barlow going to USU”
First, congratulations to Barlow and USU. I think that this is a good fit for both parties. Sherlock at USU and Barlow will make a great team for Mormon studies, but can both teach broader theological and philosophical classes as well. Now, USU has created a compelling case as THE place to study for any LDS interested in Mormon philosophy and theology.