News Archives for August 2012

CFI Seeks New Outreach Director as Lauren Becker Moves to Marketing

August 30, 2012

Lauren Becker, the Center for Inquiry’s current director of outreach, will shift roles within the organization, becoming the new director of marketing. CFI is now accepting applications to fill the outreach director position. Full Entry »

CFI Institute Welcomes David Koepsell as Newest Course Instructor

August 27, 2012

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) is pleased to announce that beginning this fall David Koepsell will join John Shook as an instructor for the CFI Institute's online courses. David Koepsell, who has both a law degree and a PhD in philosophy, previously served as the executive director of the Council for Secular Humanism, an affiliate organization of CFI. Full Entry »

Center for Inquiry Receives Technology Grant from James Hervey Johnson Foundation

August 21, 2012

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) gratefully acknowledges receipt of a grant totaling $40,000 from the James Hervey Johnson Charitable Educational Trust of SanDiego, California. The grant will defray part of the costs of upgrading computer equipment and software at the headquarters of the Center for Inquiry - Transnational in Amherst, New York. Full Entry »

Change Comes to CFI’s Board of Directors: Cornwell Joins, Kelleher is New Chair

August 14, 2012

The Center for Inquiry is pleased to announce that R. Elisabeth Cornwell, PhD, has been elected to join its Board of Directors, and that current board member Daniel Kelleher has taken the helm as the board’s chair. Full Entry »

CFI Mourns Gore Vidal

August 01, 2012

Gore Vidal, a prolific and provocative author and longtime laureate of the International Academy of Humanism, has died at the age of eighty-six. Over his long career, Vidal produced twenty-five novels, two memoirs, several volumes of essays, plays, screenplays, and television dramas. He also acted and ran for Congress …Full Entry »