This archival website preserves the online presence of the Institute as of the retirement in 2011 of the Institute's founding Director, Professor Arthur Zucker.

The new website is at — that site includes current activities and archives of activities since 2011.

Mission (through 2010)

The Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics promotes the application of techniques for making principled ethical decisions in an ever-changing world.

Bringing together faculty from Ohio University’s Department of Philosophy, College of Business, and School of Journalism, the Institute:

  • organizes workshops & seminars for students and professionals;
  • supports graduate students in fields related to ethics;
  • sponsors ethics-related undergraduate projects & travel;
  • hosts conferences and symposia;
  • sponsors visiting scholars and professionals;
  • assists other organizations promoting ethical causes.

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