Stories and Features
Historic Gift Meets Full Financial Need for Washington Students
May 2, 2022 • A $10 million gift from the late emeritus professor J. Walter “Walt” Weingart and Kathie Weingart will establish a scholarship endowment to meet the full financial need of students from the state of Washington starting with first-years in the fall of 2023.
$1 Million Gift Invests in Science Technology of Tomorrow
November 22, 2021 • A gift from Jeff and Liesl Wilke, parents of Taylor Wilke ’18 and Julia Wilke ’21, has funded the creation of the Wilke Family Computational Laboratory to bridge theoretical and experimental methods of study.
The Serrurier Life After Whitman Endowment: A Gift for Future Success
November 19, 2021 • A $5 million gift from Nancy and Greg Serrurier, parents to Ben Serrurier ’11, will transform student career preparation at Whitman College.
Akshay and Keech Shetty: Securing a Promising Future
November 16, 2021 • Akshay and Keech Shetty invest in computer science and the value of a liberal arts education
For Marshal McReal ’84, the Journey Is the Reward
November 16, 2021 • Marshal McReal makes a meaningful $1 million estate gift to Whitman students