Falling largely within the analytic tradition, the Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University takes seriously its dual mission of philosophical teaching and research. Offering a range of undergraduate courses and a terminal master's degree, WMU's program is recognized as one of the best master's programs in the United States and one of only a handful of programs mentioned in the Leiter Report.
March 2016—Dr. Fritz Allhoff and WMU accounting students provide tax help to Alaskan villages.
April 2016— A Big congratulations go to graduate students Adam Zweber and Zachary Milstead who were awarded All-University Scholars for 2015–16, Department Scholars for 2015–16 and Department Graduate Teachers for 2015-16.