Whitman Welcomes Back Hundreds of Alumni for Reunion Weekend
October 12, 2018 • Spanning four days, dozens of locations on- and off-campus and more than 875 alumni and guests, Reunion Weekend 2018 at Whitman College was a tremendous success.
Andjelkovic Lecture Series Welcomes Indrani Sigamany
October 9, 2018 • Indrani Sigamany '80 will discuss “Social Justice in a Globalized World: Building a Rights-Based Career” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in the Hunter Conservatory’s Kimball Theatre as part of the 2018 Sava and Danica Andjelkovic Endowed Lecture.
Alumna Sara Frey ’98 joins Whitman staff 20 years after graduation
September 10, 2018 • Sara Frey was convinced to come to Whitman College by a very simple element: Paper. As a high schooler, she was used to hearing a friend of her grandparents talk about his experience at Whitman College, and he encouraged her to look into it. And then she took the SATs, and the onslaught of college admission brochures began.
Video: Studying Neighborhoods
September 10, 2018 • Video: Whitman College sociology Professor Michelle Janning and sociology and art student Nate Raphael ’19 spent their summer in Walla Walla exploring the social meaning of second homes — like vacation homes and short-term rental properties — by investigating how second homeowners and other stakeholders create the meaning of their homes in context of how the properties are used.
Creating a Life of Purpose Beyond Whitman
September 10, 2018 • Whitman College President Kathy Murray writes about how the strategic plan will push Whitman into the future.
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Ashifi Gogo '05 to give 2018 Commencement address
Acclaimed social entrepreneur Ashifi Gogo '05, CEO of Sproxil, a global consumer protection company praised by former President Bill Clinton, will return to campus this spring as the 2018 Whitman College Commencement speaker. "Whitman has had a transformative impact on my life," he said. "Whitman's outstanding alumni have proven the versatility a liberal arts education delivers. I am honored to return to campus to visit and learn from tomorrow's leaders."
Sally Rodgers Award for Lifelong Achievement - Othal Lakey '57
Othal Lakey ’57, retired bishop of the Sixth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia; nationally known lecturer and author; and a regular on The American Religious Town Hall syndicated television show, tells a heart-warming story of how he came to be a student at Whitman.; nationally known lecturer and author; and a regular on The American Religious Town Hall syndicated television show, tells a heart-warming story of how he came to be a student at Whitman.
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