Congratulations to the Class of 2021!
Whitman's 135th Commencement took place on May 23, 2021. We were very pleased to hold one single ceremony for the entire class, creating a special celebration for our graduates while still taking into consideration COVID-19 protocols and the safety of our students and their loved ones.
There are two Commencement recordings available below, one in English and one in Spanish. Relive the commencement ceremony with all our graduates and hear from President Kathy Murray, Board of Trustees Chair-Elect Joe Davis, Commencement Speaker Jena Griswold ’06 and class speaker Lauren Rhodes.
Watch: Scenes from Whitman’s Class of 2021 Commencement
May 27, 2021 • View clips from Whitman’s 135th Commencement.
Whitman College’s 2021 Commencement Ceremony
May 23, 2021 • A recap of Whitman College's 135th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 23, 2021, with photos from the event.
Lauren Rhodes ’21 Serves Dual Commencement Roles
May 19, 2021 • Whitman College student Lauren Rhodes was chosen as both the senior class speaker and banner designer for the 2021 commenencement ceremony.
Five Things To Know About Commencement 2021
May 17, 2021 • This year’s commencement ceremony will be in person—but only for graduating seniors. Here are more need-to-know facts about Whitman College’s 2021 commencement.
Q&A with Whitman’s 2021 commencement speaker: Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold ’06
May 6, 2021 • Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold is set to speak in person at the college’s spring commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 23.