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Whitman College Professor David Schmitz
August 1, 2016

Professor David Schmitz to write latest volume of Whitman’s history

Professor David Schmitz, Robert Allen Skotheim chair of history, will research and write the third volume of Whitman’s history over the next five years.
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July 27, 2016

Benjamin Gourlay '11 named executive director of Idaho's "I Have a Dream" foundation

Gourlay plans to expand the program and increase its public visibility.
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July 27, 2016

Dave Dickson '80 named to the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Dickson is being recognized for his 351 wins and the impact he's had on students over his 22-year career.
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Summer Fly-in
July 26, 2016

Second summer fly-in program paves way for first generation students

In June and July, Whitman flew two cohorts of incoming first-generation students from across the country to Walla Walla for a special pre-semester orientation program.
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July 25, 2016

Katy Butler '77 makes a positive impact as a judge in Benton County

Benton sees her job broadly, and strives to be firm but fair.
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July 22, 2016

Professor Helen Kim talks about her research on intermarriage on Academic Minute

The research demonstrates that tradition and transformation can take place simultaneously.
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July 21, 2016

Todd Newhouse '95 named 2016 Honorary Grower of the Year by the Auction of Washington Wine

Third generation grape grower was also elected Chairman of the Winegrape Growers of America (WGA) last month.
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July 18, 2016

Alissa Cordner on the new hazardous chemical law

Assistant Professor of Sociology Alissa Cordner explains the potential impact of a recently signed law on toxic chemicals.
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July 6, 2016

Whitman named to Forbes’ Top 10 Best Colleges in the West

Forbes ranks Whitman No. 8 in the west, in league with institutions like Pomona, Claremont-McKenna and Colorado College.
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June 30, 2016

Trustee Jonathan N. Sposato '89 profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly

Geekwire chairman Sposato talks about his background and how he became a serial entrepreneur.
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June 27, 2016

Tom Hagley ’90 named Washington State’s most effective administrator

Tom Hagley ’90, who has served as a district administrator in Vancouver Public Schools for almost 25 years, has received the 2016 Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award at a summer conference in Spokane, Washington.
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Class of 2016
June 24, 2016

2016 graduates net prominent national scholarships

Members of Whitman’s outgoing class have been awarded a diverse array of competitive post-baccalaureate fellowships and grants.
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