Stories and Features
Donation Expands College's Collection of Handcrafted Artists' Books
October 15, 2019 • Peter Newland ’67 and Robyn Johnson have shared their love of artists’ books for nearly 25 years. Now, they are sharing that love — as well as their collection of dozens of the handcrafted works of art — with the Whitman College community.
Whitman Names New Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
October 7, 2019 • Whitman College President Kathleen Murray announced the appointment of Steve Setchell as the college's new vice president for development and alumni relations.
Jerry Hillis '61 Happy to Support College that Supported Him
August 22, 2019 • Jerry Hillis '61 knows the difference that scholarships can make for students. One made a difference for him. "I came from a very poor family," said Hillis. "I thought the only way I could go to college was on an athletics scholarship."
Hal Hunt '55 Believes in Sharing the Gift of Whitman
July 31, 2019 • Hal Hunt ’55 believes strongly in the quality of the education he received at Whitman and the positive influence he’s seen it have on so many other students — and his own family.
Barbara and Sandy McClinton Find Joy in Supporting College Together
July 17, 2019 • When Barbara (Sweany) McClinton ’69 was living in the residence halls at Whitman College, there was only one phone per section. The women whose rooms were near the phone were in charge of answering it and calling down the hall to whomever the call was for.