• Thomas Witherspoon

    Thomas Witherspoon

    Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

    Memorial Building, room 301
    509-527-4996

    As vice president for diversity and inclusion, Thomas Witherspoon advises students, faculty and staff in order to facilitate a positive experience for every member of the Whitman community.

  • Sonja L. Aikens

    Sonja L. Aikens

    WISE Program Coordinator, Intercultural Center Administrative Assistant

    Reid Campus Center 216
    (509) 527-5596

    Sonja (she/her/hers) provides administrative support to the Intercultural Center and coordinates the WISE (Whitman Institute for Scholastic Enrichment) program. WISE has the goal of bringing local middle school students to campus to introduce them to college life and to encourage them to make plans to attend college in the future. Sonja is also the staff adviser for Namasté, a student club for those interested in meditation, and is active in the Whitman College Prison Research Group.  

  • Adam Kirtley

    Adam Kirtley

    Interfaith Chaplain

    Reid Campus Center 230
    (509) 522-4449

    Adam (he/him/his) joined the student affairs staff in September 2006. He received his BA in religion from Wabash College, and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Emory University. In addition to addressing the spiritual needs of students, Adam works to facilitate religious life and promote religious diversity on campus. Adam is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) tradition.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    Jennifer Lopez

    Intercultural Center Program Adviser

    Glover Alston Center
    (509) 522-4410

    Jen (she/her/hers) works as the Program Adviser for the Center. A local Walla Wallan and a graduate from Whitman in 2013, Jennifer joined Teach for America and taught in New Orleans. She then went on to teach English in Chile, and upon her return, she worked in the local public high school. Jennifer manages the Glover Alston Center, supports IC programs and events, provides club advising, and acts as a support for students. If you would like to make a reservation in the Glover Alston Center, you can email Jennifer at gacreservation@whitman.edu.

  • Korin Bradley

    Korin Bradley

    LGBTQIA+ Resource Coordinator

    Glover Alston Center, 2nd floor

    Korin (they/them/theirs) received their Bachelor of Science in social science with concentrations in women, gender and sexuality studies and Indigenous Nations studies from Portland State University and their Master of Education in higher education administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Korin advises PRISM and leads programming for LGBTQIA+ students, staff and faculty. In their spare time, Korin enjoys reading, writing and volunteering at the local library.

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