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Commencement 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020! We enjoyed celebrating your hard work and accomplishments during the virtual ceremony.

Whitman College Commencement 2020
Sunday, May 24 at 11 a.m. (PDT)

Watch the Virtual Commencement Ceremony


See the virtual commencement program so you can follow along. 


Virtual Ceremony    Official Commencement Program

Commencement 2020 News

  • A Commencement Like No Other

    November 20, 2020 • It was a spring semester dramatically disrupted, which led to the college's first virtual send-off for graduates. Faculty, family and friends logged on and followed along for Whitman College's 134th Commencement on May 24, 2020.

  • Whitman Class of 2020 Celebrates With Unique Commencement Ceremony

    May 24, 2020 • Members of the Class of 2020 shared messages of gratitude and excitement — and took a moment to be a little bit silly — during Whitman College’s 134th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 24, 2020. 

  • Whitman College Welcomes Viewers to Virtual Commencement

    May 22, 2020 • The college will host its first-ever virtual graduation ceremony this Sunday, May 24, at 11 a.m. to honor more than 400 Whitman seniors. Anyone who would like to tune in and toast their success is invited to join the online event.

  • Senior Class Banner Designer Wants to Bring Benefits of Art Therapy to Others

    May 21, 2020 • Graduating senior Eliza Wyckoff was able to explore her passion for art by creating the Class of 2020 banner for Commencement.

  • Educational Designer Katie Krummeck ’03 Creates Innovative Commencement Address

    May 20, 2020 • Whitman College is creating a virtual event for its 134th Commencement Ceremony. The event will include remarks from President Kathleen Murray, Board of Trustees Chair Nancy Serrurier, class speaker Maude Lustig ’20 and Katie Krummeck '03, as well as the traditional reading of names by Provost Alzada Tipton, and short video clips and photos provided by the graduates themselves.

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