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Summer 1999


September 24-26
The Classes of 1974, 1979, 1983/84, 1989, and 1994
All are invited to homecoming festivities - dinners, parties, music, friends and faculty; golf, tennis, biking, and soccer; child care provided. Reunion classes receive details by mail. All others should contact the alumni office.


August 6
The Seattle Art Museum Exhibit
Preceding a tour of the exhibit, Impressionism: Paintings Collected by European Museums, associate professor of art history Dennis Crockett will give an overview, with slides, of this revolutionary 19th-century art movement. Lecture and museum entry, $12 per person. Space is limited. Reservations accepted in the order received.

Jazz Festival

October 14-17
The Sun Valley Jazz Festival
Whitman College associate professor of music David Glenn, who directs Whitmanís jazz program, will provide tips on the bands and music at this noted annual festival.


May 31-June 15, 2000
A Whitman Archaeological Tour of Greece
The ancient city of Athens, the Greek islands, and the sanctuaries at Olympia and Delphi highlight this 16 day tour led by assistant professor of classics and general studies Jeannine Uzzi. Formerly associated with Duke Universityís summer program in Greece, Uzzi teaches a new course in Greek and Roman art at Whitman as well as other classes.

The tripís itinerary features:

  • Athens
  • the Peloponnese
  • the harbor town of Nauplia
  • Bronze Age sites at Mycenae and Tiryns
  • Olympia and Delphi
  • Mykonos
  • the sanctuary of Apollo on Delos
  • Santorini: hot springs, volcanic beaches, and an active volcano
  • Aegina
  • return via Copenhagen
  • Cost: approximately $1,500 to $2,000, not including airfare.

    For information and reservations contact the Alumni Office,
    Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-2083;
    call 509-527-5167; email