Brian Inman

History Department, Upper School

Brian has taught history at Darlington since 2002 and was named junior class grade level chair in 2013. He currently teaches ancient world history, U.S. history and world religions. Brian holds a B.A. and an M.A.T. from Carson-Newman College. He has been recognized with the Significant Contributions to the Darlington Community Award and Darlington's Oscar Betts '19 Master Teacher Award, Beachum Master Teaching Award and the Excellence in Teaching Award. Brian and his wife, Tara, who is director of ESL and spiritual life coordinator, are the parents of current student Maggie ('19) and have three other children.

AP World History
Art History
Human Geography
College Education
B.A. Carson-Newman College
M.A.T. Carson-Newman College

Outstanding students, faculty recognized at Honors Day, Commencement

May 18, 2018
Upper School students and faculty were recognized at Honors Day on May 18 in Morris Chapel and at Commencement on May 19.

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Get to Know: Brian Inman

Communications | Jennifer Collins, November 17, 2017
Brian Inman has taught Upper School history at Darlington since 2002 and is also the junior class grade level chair. Students lovingly refer to him as "Binman" and his bow ties are almost as legendary as the note-taking required for his class. How well do you really know Mr. Inman? Find out in today's installment of our Get to Know series.

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Brown Dinner awards faculty, staff

May 8, 2017
Darlington School honored outstanding faculty and staff members at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner, hosted by the Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 4.

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Designing Castles & Cathedrals in Ancient World History

Academic Administration | Brian Inman, May 11, 2016
Each spring, Ancient World History students create a fictional castle or cathedral. For extra credit, they can build a 3-D model to use as a visual aid. In the past, students have created amazing structures out of cardboard, wood, popsicle sticks, etc. Students can now produce models on their MacBooks, giving those passionate about science and technology a venue to display their talents in a history classroom.

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Cum Laude Society inducts 20 students, 1 faculty member

March 30, 2016
The Darlington Chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducted 20 students and one faculty member during an installation ceremony on Wednesday, March 30, in Morris Chapel.

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Cinema room renamed in memory of late teacher George Awsumb

October 23, 2015
During a brief ceremony on Friday, the cinema room in Darlington's Zelle Fine Arts Center was officially renamed the George W. Awsumb Room in memory of the beloved educator that once taught in the space.

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The 4 Stages of Your Senior Year of High School

Student Life | Brian Inman, May 11, 2015
I've been in the teaching business long enough and have seen enough classes come and go that I've developed a theory as to the emotions a high school senior feels in their last year. It comes in stages and is actually similar to the stages of grief but doesn't always follow the same time frame.

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Professional development grants awarded to faculty members

May 4, 2015
Darlington School awarded professional development funds to faculty members in March following a competitive grant application process.

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Art History's Debate of the Century: The Return of Artifacts to Their Native Homes

Fine Arts | Brian Inman, March 23, 2015
When one visits any one of the top museums of antiquities today, he or she will see ancient relics from all over the world. Visitors don't usually dwell on how these objects were acquired or how they ended up in the museum. However, a debate has been raging for over a century over some of these objects that have been taken from their home countries and displayed in foreign museums.

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What We Can Learn From the Art of Ancient Egypt

Fine Arts | Brian Inman, October 20, 2014
Observing the stylized art from ancient civilizations like Egypt can tell an art historian what a society felt was important.

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