Alumni

Alumni booksWhitman Book Collection
 
Six new books by Whitman alumni and emeriti

Tracy DahlSweet Memories
 
Tracy Dahl ’01, a copy editor for The Washington Post, clues the world into an oh-so-sweet Whitman tradition in a fun, first-person story that illuminates Whitman’s 25-year-plus tradition of sending incoming first-years (including this year’s crop) a box of Walla Walla Sweet Onions.

Where in the worldWhere in the World Have You Met a Whittie?
 
Dan Moore ’99, a web developer from Boulder, Colo., ran into Susan McCarthy ’87, an associate professor of political science at Providence College (and member of the undefeated 1987 Whitman water polo team), in summer 2009.

History101Whitman History 101
 
Thanks to all the alumni who e-mailed to identify the actors and performance in this photo!

Hank LaunIn Memoriam
 
Longtime Whitman overseer and businessman Hank Laun, 77, died Aug. 4, 2009, in Portland, Ore. Born on Nov. 9, 1931, in Wausaukee, Wis., Laun graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in business administration. He was called to active duty in the Army Military Police Corp in 1954 and served two years. He earned his master’s degree in business administration from Harvard in 1958.