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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.

Headshot of Mike IngramMike Ingram

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.

Headshot of Keith WymaKeith Wyma

Professor of Philosophy Keith Wyma earned a Ph.D. in philosophy at Notre Dame University. He founded the Ethics Bowl program at Whitworth in 2002. Wyma has chaired the philosophy department and co-chaired Core 350 in Whitworth’s Worldview Studies program.