Dr. Fairchild came to IPFW in 1971 and retired in 2000 as professor emeritus of philosophy. He was the NCAA compliance coordinator for IPFW athletics. He received degrees from Purdue University (B.A., 1968) and Northwestern University (M.A., 1970: Ph.D., 1972). His area of research was the philosophy of sport.
Photo: Current (June 1992), p. 9.