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2015 Reunion Weekend

2015 Reunion Weekend, Septmber 24-27Classes of 1950, 1955, 1960, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 2005
Registration opens August 3.
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Fantasy Reunion 2015Fantasy Reunion 2015

Who do you want to see at your reunion?

Introducing the Whitman College Fantasy Reunion – a game where you invite the people you want to see at your reunion, and where you can win cool prizes!

Play the Fantasy Reunion game!
Win great prizes just for attending your reunion with your friends!

W Club Golf Tournament

The Sixth Annual W Club Golf Tournament will be held during Reunion Weekend, on Friday, Sept. 25, starting at 11:30 a.m.

Cost for an individual golfer is $125, a foursome is $500.

Whitman College W Club logoGo to to register online, or
get a registration form by mail: contact Skip Molitor, Assistant Athletic Director at or call (509) 301-8505.

Download the brochure for details.

Mark your calendar NOW for the Inaugural WHW Career Panel Event!

Scheduled as a part of the 2015 Reunion Weekend activities, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to share with current students your sage experience and wisdom about one of these exciting professional fields:
  1. Whitties Helping WhittiesResearch and Healthcare
  2. Marketing, Technology and Communications
  3. Education and Counseling
  4. Social Justice and Careers for the Common Good
This event is sponsored by the Student Engagement Center. To attend, please RSVP on the Reunion Weekend registration form.

Presidential Receptions Introducing
Dr. Kathleen Murray

Dr. Kathleen M. Murray, 14th President of Whitman College

Keep an eye on the Alumni Events Calendar and Whitman Connect for information about upcoming events in New York, Washington D.C., Seattle and the Bay Area. Details coming soon.

More Alumni Events

Whitman News

Talking “The Big One”
A recent earthquake in Northern California and The New Yorker article “The Really Big One” has people talking a lot about earthquakes. But were the predictions accurate or alarmist? And what would an earthquake of that size look like here in Walla Walla? We took our questions to Whitman College Professor of Geology Pat Spencer and learned a lot.
Watch the interview

Popular Whitman fellowship program enters its fourth year
From tattoo removal to legal aid to Native American art: nothing is off limits for students helping community groups through the Whitman Fellows program. The program, which pairs students with local nonprofits, provides extraordinary opportunities for Whitman juniors and seniors to enhance their classroom studies through paid internships.
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Why We Love Whitman!

Photo by Tanner Stirrat, one of our awesome guides!

Alumni, parents, and friends hiked up the Wagon Wheel Point Overlook on the Yampa River during a recent Alumni Association trip with Professors Bob Carson and Don Snow.

Alumni, parents, and friends hiked up the Wagon Wheel Point Overlook on the Yampa River during a recent Alumni Association trip with Professors Bob Carson and Don Snow.

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Class of 1966 Fiftieth Reunion
May 19-22, 2016

Whitman College 50th Reunion IconView the schedule of events, accommodation information, RSVP and see who else plans to attend.

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