Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Building South Lawn

Another America
Eric Schlosser
Journalist, author of “Fast Food Nation”
Commencement Speaker

Honorary Degree Recipients
Eric Schlosser
Colleen Seidelhuber Willoughby ’55

Roses in the Mud
Matt Dittrich ’12

2012 Senior Class Speaker


Saturday, May 19, 2012
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cordiner Auditorium

Welcome and introductions
George S. Bridges
President of Whtman College

Adam Kirtley
Stuart Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life

Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007” by J.S. Bach
Carrie Sloane ’12, cellist

The Line
Elana Congress ’12
Student Speaker

Stories from a Counselor’s Chair 
Rich Jacks
Associate Dean of Students: Health and Wellness

"Sweet Sorrow" by Joshua Redman
Sam Epstein ’12, saxophonist
Ethan Maier ’14, pianist 

What’s so ‘liberal’ about liberal arts and sciences?
Patrick Frierson
Associate Professor of Philosophy; Garrett Fellow