Events


  • Whitties in the Twin Cities • Minneapolis, MN

    April 26, 2018 • moto-i Ramen and Sake Bar

    Join alumni, parents and friends to welcome young alumni new to the area and catch up with other Whitties in the Twin Cities.

    Register by April 22
  • Whitman Family Science Day • Portland, OR

    April 28, 2018 • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

    Alumni, parents, and friends (with or without children) are welcome to join Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nate Boland and Science Outreach Coordinator Heidi Chapin for a fun afternoon learning about teaching science to children and the efforts of Whitman and it's students in the Walla Walla school system.

    Register by April 20
  • Whitman Orchestra & Chorale Perform Mozart's Requiem Mass • Spokane, WA

    April 29, 2018 • Fox Theater

    Whitman alumni, parents and friends are invited to a rare, on-the-road performance of the Whitman College Orchestra and Chorale, performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem in D minor, K.626.

    Register by April 27
  • Diversity and Inclusion Report: 2 years later • Seattle, WA

    May 10 2018 • Northwest African American Museum

    Please join Kazi Joshua, vice president for diversity and inclusion, for an update on the actions taken since his last visit to Seattle two years ago. He will share about the findings of a climate study and the strategic direction of the college with regard to building a more diverse, inclusive and equitable Whitman. Fred Capestany ’86, chair, Alumni of Color Networking Steering Committee will add to the updates.

    RSVP by May 4
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Alumni News


  • At the Hub

    February 26, 2018 • Walla Walla and Whitman contingents collaborate on an innovative multiservice center for at-risk youth.

  • Whitman celebrates women who lead by example

    February 23, 2018 • Leadership comes with obligations, said the six panelists at the Women in Leadership Symposium that Whitman College held recently. These leaders feel compelled to use their power to help those who need it.

  • Women leaders in the workplace to offer insights

    February 8, 2018 • Women leaders in the workplace to offer insights

  • Tech icon Jonathan Sposato '89 urges inclusive workplace

    January 22, 2018 • Serial entrepreneur and startup investor Jonathan Sposato '89 advocates for more collaboration between men and women in the workplace his new book, Better Together: 8 Ways Working with Women Leads to Extraordinary Products & Profits, published by Wiley late last year.

  • Ashifi Gogo '05 to give 2018 Commencement address

    January 17, 2018 • 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.

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Ashifi Gogo speaks at the Dartmouth Innovation Program as former President Bill Clinton observes. Photo courtesy the Clinton Global Initiative.

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." ​

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Othal Lakey ’57, retired bishop of the Sixth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

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.

Sally Rodgers Award for Lifelong Achievement

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