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Memorial Building
September 14, 2016

Whitman ranked best liberal arts college in the Pacific Northwest

In its annual “Best Colleges” rankings release, “U.S. News and World Report” awarded Whitman College an overall ranking of 41 among the nation’s liberal arts colleges.
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September 8, 2016

First-year class examines empathy with Summer Read author Leslie Jamison

The Empathy Exams was chosen from a list of more than 40 suggestions compiled for the 2016 Summer Read.
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September 7, 2016

Olivia Molden '11 earns Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad award

Molden will be studying water security in Kathmandu
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IHC block party 2016
September 6, 2016

Interest House Community rocks out with annual block party

The event is open to the entire community and has been a campus tradition for at least 20 years.
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August 30, 2016

Whitman featured in Princeton Review annual college rankings

Whitman College made eight top 20 lists.
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Jamison art
August 29, 2016

Exhibition by artist Margaret Jamison ’74 expands on empathy theme

Local artist Margaret Jamison ’74 is staging an exhibition through Sept. 16 in Whitman’s Stevens Gallery titled Body of Work: The Process Paintings of Margaret Jamison, which traces the timeline of her battle with breast cancer.
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Josh Karp '05
August 29, 2016

Josh Karp '05 goes from Moses to Macklemore

As a religion major at Whitman, he was Josh Karp ’05. Now, he’s known as Budo—a successful musician and producer for artists including Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
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Riley Clubb
August 26, 2016

Riley Clubb ’09 brings world’s first virtual reality theatre to Walla Walla

Maskerade Walla Walla remains the only theatre of its kind to offer a shared viewing environment—usually, virtual reality is experienced solo.
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Convocation 2016
August 26, 2016

Whitman welcomes Class of 2020, celebrates 135th convocation

In high school, this academically talented cohort achieved a median GPA above 3.8, and a median SAT score above 1950.
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Move in day 2016
August 25, 2016

Whitman's Class of 2020 arrives on campus

This year's batch includes 427 new first year and transfer students from around the country and across the world.
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August 25, 2016

Katy Coba '84 appointed CEO and director of Oregon's Department of Administrative Services

Coba intends to focus on outreach and recruiting new, diverse employees to state agencies to replace the state's retiring workforce.
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Jacob Hashimoto installation
August 24, 2016

Penrose Library welcomes new Jacob Hashimoto art installation

Starting this fall semester, a new permanent installation by artist Jacob Hashimoto will find a home in the atrium of Penrose Library.
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