Margie Reece ’93 (she/her/hers) joined Whitman in October 2019. Margie brings years of experience in writing and editing for diverse audiences. She's passionate about storytelling and creating compelling and effective content. Margie supports Whitman College's strategic marketing and communications efforts by crafting strong written content for various platforms, including Whitman print and digital publications and campaigns - for prospective students, alumni, donors and the campus community.

Email: reecemk@whitman.edu

  • The Long Tent: A Long Time Coming
    Whitman Magazine

    The Long Tent: A unique collaboration brought ‘education without exploitation’ to Whitman College. For a week of listening and learning, April 18–24, 2022, Native American dignitaries and hosts greeted visitors to the Long Tent on Ankeny Field, the first such structure on a modern college campus.

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  • Whitman College Garners Top U.S. News & World Report Rankings
    Campus News

    September 13, 2022 In its 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings released in September 2022, U.S. News & World Report recognized Whitman College in three of its top national lists, including best National Liberal Arts Schools and Best Value Schools.

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  • ‘An Ending and a Beginning’: Commencement 2022
    Campus News

    May 22, 2022 Family, faculty and staff joined graduates for Whitman College's 136th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Enjoy this recap of the event.

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  • Finding Home
    Whitman Magazine

    World Series winner Blake Treinen mentors Blues athletes and throws himself into life in Walla Walla.

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  • Whitman College President Kathy Murray Announces Plans to Retire in 2022
    Campus News

    February 22, 2021 In a statement to the Whitman College community on Feb. 22, 2021, Kathleen M. Murray, the college’s 14th president, announced her plans to retire at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • Coming to the Table
    Whitman Magazine

    A collaboration between Whitman College and the Washington State Penitentiary brings students from both institutions together to discuss relevant ethical issues in philosophy course.

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  • Sustainability Expert Kim Smith ’90 Says the Future Depends on Us — and Education
    Campus News

    December 9, 2019 Kim Smith ’90 returned to Whitman to give the 2019 Sava and Danica Andjelkovic Endowed Lecture: "Education for Sustainable Development: The Future Depends on Us!" Smith’s expertise in — and passion for — environmental sociology has made her an international leader in sustainability education, representing the U.S. in global efforts, while also bettering her own community in Portland, Oregon.

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  • Whitman Voices Win Top Honors in Regional Singing Competition
    Campus News

    December 2, 2019 A team of Whitman voice students and teachers traveled to Central Washington University for the annual National Association of the Teachers of Singing (NATS) regional competition. Four Whitties advanced to the final round of this prestigious singing competition with three singers placing first in their categories and one placing second.

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  • Visiting Artist Eddy Vazquez ’15 Shares Insights on Designing a Career
    Campus News

    November 6, 2019 With humor and humility, Eddy Vazquez ’15, a visual designer at Amazon, shared his journey with Whitman students. Vasquez’s talk at Fouts Center for Visual Arts was the second installment in the Visiting Alumni Artist Series. He encouraged his fellow Whitties to take advantage of the opportunities they have on campus and in the wider world, to gain experience and to develop a dynamic portfolio.

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  • Philosopher James Garrison ’04 Shares Hard-Won Wisdom with Soon-to-Be Graduates
    Campus News

    October 30, 2019 During a visit to Whitman, James Garrison ’04 gave two talks. “Black Bodies that Matter,” his public lecture, focused on his current philosophical work and writing on race. The other was a lunchtime session for students considering pursuing graduate school and careers in academia. Garrison walked students through his own journey, and offered tips and insights on how to navigate processes can be intimidating and daunting.

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