The letter advances several arguments against the elimination of Fredonia’s Department of Philosophy. These arguments appeal to the centrality of philosophy to a liberal arts education, the exceptional performance of the department along many relevant metrics, and how eliminating the philosophy department contravenes a core purpose of the SUNY system.
The whole letter is below.
UPDATE: People can register their support for the SUNY Fredonia Department of Philosophy here.
The letter is also downloadable as a PDF here.