About the Coaches
Whitworth has two Ethics Bowl coaches who blend the disciplines of ethics and rhetoric to lead a strong interdisciplinary team. They work together well to lead the team to success at the state, regional and national bowls.
Professor of Communication Studies Mike Ingram earned a Ph.D. in rhetoric and public address at Ohio University. He coaches the Ethics Bowl, and coaches the forensics program at Whitworth. His forensics teams have won the National Christian College Forensics Association tournament and placed in the top three at the International Public Debate Association. Ingram has chaired the communication studies department and has served a seven-year appointment as associate provost for faculty development and scholarship.