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Spring 1999

Nobel Poet at Whitman

A Great Night for Poetry
Irish poet Seamus Heany, the 1995 Nobel Prize winner for literature, gave a reading of his poetry at Whitman College February 5.

From the President
Highlights of the 1998-1999 academic year

Whitman in the Top 20
Princeton Review's 1999 guide to the nation's "best colleges" ranks Whitman College among the top 20 colleges in the nation.

New Books
Professor's publish in fields of anthropology, psychology, history, and chemistry.

Outstanding Gifts
$2.5 million from a Seattle woman and $500,000 from the Gates Foundation

Obituary Whitman mourns the death of professor Paul Dewey

Service: a Vital Part of Learning