Philander Smith College's faithful and beloved Dr. James E. Rush was a faculty member for 42 years and served as the Professor and Chair of the Department Philosphy and Religion until his passing on May 22, 2018. He was instrumental in the development of the field of Medical Ethics at the Univerisity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and was a faculty member at the Arkansas Govenor's School.
This exhibit was created to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Rush. To learn more about his professional accomplishments and the lasting impact that he had on the campus community and abroad, explore his biography, images, manuscripts and publications.
Biography written by Kaycie Marler-Rush. Images from the Philander Smith College, D. W. Reynolds Library Archives and Special Collections.