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Brian Inman

History Department Head

Brian Inman has taught history at Darlington since 2002 and serves as head of the department. He 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 dean of students for global education, are the parents of Maggie (’19), Davis (’23), Wesley (’23) and Harrison (’26).

Contact Information
AP World History
College Education
B.A. Carson-Newman College
M.A.T. Carson-Newman College

Episode 90: Year in Review

December 29, 2022
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with academic department heads Cristy Baldwin (world languages), Brian Inman (history), Owen Kinney (science), Al Shorey (math) and Melissa Smyly (English). Together, they recap the 2022 calendar year, sharing accomplishments and noteworthy moments from within their departments, their extracurricular activities, and their own personal research and professional development. 

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Episode 85: Reflections on Thankfulness

November 24, 2022
In this special Thanksgiving episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with several longtime members of the Darlington Community about their reflections on thankfulness. He is joined by History Department Chair Brian Inman, Chief Advancement Officer Julie Lucas ('97), senior day student Belle Brooks, senior boarding student Noah Morris and seventh-grader Siya Patel. Each guest shares what they're thankful for in many different areas of their lives, but especially why they're thankful for the Darlington Community and what makes it special to them.

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Halloween Memories at Darlington: A Fabulously Spooky Place to Be

Upper School | Brian Inman, October 31, 2022
In our family, the whole month of October becomes a Halloween festival. Picking out costumes, watching spooky kids shows and movies leading up to the day, and the beautiful fall backdrop of Darlington set the perfect scene. However, my children were always most excited about the 31st, which included a costume parade at school and then the ultimate event of trick-or-treating on campus with all the other faculty kids.

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Some faculty, staff to take on new roles

July 11, 2019
The following faculty and staff members will take on new and/or additional job roles at Darlington in 2019-20.

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Inman, Shorey named department chairs

March 29, 2019
Brian Inman and Al Shorey have been selected to lead the history and math departments, respectively, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.

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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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