Members of the Class of 2009 celebrate their academic and personal accomplishments with 4,000 of their closest friends and family at Commencement.
Whitman students’ work and talent rise to the top of the applicant pool, earning more Udall Scholarships than any other college, the only Watson Fellowship awarded in the Northwest and more.
New York Magazine ranks it one of the top five short films at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Whitman honors six faculty members for excellence in scholarship, teaching, advising and mentoring.
Timothy Kaufman-Osborn, longtime politics professor and former interim dean of the faculty, foresees a smooth transition.
Fondly known for her enthusiasm, sense of humor and knack for explaining Chinese characters, Shu-chu Wei-Peng ends her 24-year career at Whitman.
Whitman honors staff members for their significant contributions and outstanding service.
David Glenn, professor of music, composer and trombonist, releases his paean to baseball, original jazz compositions in a CD aptly named “National Pastime.”
The 100-plus-year-old Pioneer student newspaper meets the future head-on with its nationally acclaimed Web site featuring blogs, videos, social fora and a weekly podcast from the student-run radio station KWCW (K-Dub).
A student from Latvia and another from India write about the host family and student club that made them feel welcome in Walla Walla and at Whitman.
Jeff Northam ’88 racks up his fourth Northwest Conference “Coach of the Year” title, while the team he coaches earns its second NWC championship.
Holocaust survivor Fred Taucher is one of a plethora of prominent speakers on campus in recent months. The list includes former Ambassador Ryan Crocker ’71 and former U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic.
Ginger Withers and Chris Wallace, Dr. Robert F. Welty associate professors of biology, receive an award from the National Institutes of Health that will foster their research and new opportunities for students.