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Career Development: To share career advice, internships and job opportunities, contact the Student Engagement Center.

Fundraising: To help enhance the Whitman experience for every student or to learn about the Parents Leadership Committee, contact Brenda Michels in the Annual Giving Office.

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New parents: Please complete the Family Information Form so that we may stay in touch.

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  • Whitman in Ashland- Oregon Shakespeare Festival • Ashland, Oregon

    August 4-6, 2017 • Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon

    Alumni, parents and friends are invited to join Theresa DiPasquale, the Gregory M. Cowan Professor of English Language and Literature for a weekend at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Join us in beautiful Ashland, Oregon for theater, dinner and post-play discussions led by Professor Theresa DiPasquale which will enrich the experience.

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  • Faculty Coffee and Museum Tour • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    August 12, 2017 • b espresso bar Inside The Royal Conservatory of Music - Atrium

    Join Dr. Kate Jackson, associate professor of biology, for coffee and conversation about her research, the biology department, and Whitman College in general. After coffee, the group is welcome to join Dr. Jackson at the nearby Royal Ontario Museum where she will lead a tour of the vertebrate paleontology (dinosaur) galleries for approximately one hour.

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  • Whitties in the Cities • Houston, TX

    August 17, 2017 • La Grange

    Join Whitman College alumni, parents, and friends in the Houston area for happy hour and great conversation. Find out who you didn't know lives in your city! The group will be hosted by Robert Street '07 and light appetizers will be provided. Drinks will be no-host so bring cash or credit card.

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  • Building a Diverse Whitman Community • Boston, MA

    September 12, 2017 • The Langham, The Wyeth Room

    Please join Kazi Joshua, Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, as he speaks about the work of the Whitman Inclusion Diversity and Equity (WIDE) committee, our recent campus climate study, and how diversity planning will coincide with the broader college strategic planning.

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Welcome families!

Whitman College Parents Fund

The Parents Fund is an annual campaign that asks parents for gifts that will enhance every student's success. The main focus of the Parents Fund is to support the Student Engagement Center, Whitman's office for internships, career counseling, networking opportunities, resume development, civic engagement and much more.

Gifts to the Whitman Parents Fund help make possible the outstanding educational opportunities that are part of your student's Whitman experiences and give Whitman a critical edge in providing the best possible liberal arts education. You can make a gift to the Parents Fund online through the Parents Fund Giving page.