President's Letter: Whitman Strives to Do More
President Kathleen M. Murray's Spring 2017 letter to the Whitman community.
New Dean of Students
New Whitman Dean of Students Daren Mooko on his goals for the coming year.
The Kenyan native, who majored in politics at Whitman, did more than deliver Whitman’s Commencement address on May 21. She also witnessed Akili Dada scholar Faith Nyakundi '17 walk the stage to receive her own degree in politics.
Diversity Innovation Grants
The inaugural recipients of Whitman’s new Diversity Innovation Grants reflect the college’s commitment to equipping students for a rapidly changing, multicultural world.
On May 4, the Whitman College Board of Trustees approved a new board governance structure that, for the first time in 20 years, reimagines how the trustees will organize their work in the future.
Whitman's swim team dove into the record book several times at the NCAA 2017 Division III Swimming and Diving Championship, held in March at the Conroe Independent School District Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas.
Whitman students can earn a degree in computer science—the college’s 46th major—as of the 2017-18 academic year.
Humanities plus Social Sciences plus Technology equals Exciting Course for Students
Summer Read 2017
Make Your Home Among Strangers named 2017 Summer Read
Robert Pogue Harrison, the Rosina Pierotti professor in Italian literature at Stanford University, delivered the keynote address at this year's meeting of the Heidegger Circle, which occurred at Whitman.
WM Athletics Update Spring 2017
In many ways, Whitman College basketball achieved a slam dunk this season.
Whitman College's campus center bears his name. So does a need-based scholarship supporting several students annually. A town-gown award was renamed in his honor. Those who stroll between campus and downtown Walla Walla cross a city-owned footbridge with his moniker. But the community bestowed him with an informal designation that perhaps best fits R. R. "Pete" Reid '49, who went on to devote his career to his alma mater: Mr. Whitman.