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July 24, 2018
Whitties Top Earning Graduates in Washington State
New rankings released by the career search site Zippia, which analyzed mean earnings of graduates a decade after they started college to determine which school in each state graduates the highest earners on average, showed Whitman in the lead for Washington.
July 12, 2018
Whitman Ranked Among Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges
Whitman was recognized as a Top LGBTQ-Friendly College for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org. The higher education information, resources, affordability and rankings site lists Whitman as one of the most inclusive campuses in the country for LGBTQ students, faculty and staff.
Nathan Dappen, far left, Alan Dappen and Andy Dappen stand with their canoes.
July 11, 2018
The Passage
Whitman alumni Andy '76 and Alan Dappen '74 complete canoe trip through inland passage they began 40 years before.
July 2, 2018
Cross Country Reunion
On June 22-24, 2018, 45 former track and field and cross country athletes, coaches and assistant coaches returned to Whitman College for a team reunion.
June 24, 2018
Whitman sociology professor talks about families and policy in New York Times
Professor Michelle Janning, who is also a senior scholar at the Council on Contemporary Families, talks about inequalities in family support in our country
June 19, 2018
Theatre professor edits expanded Michael Chekhov collection
Assistant Professor of Theatre Jessica Cerullo, who also serves on the faculty of The Michael Chekhov Association, edited and introduced the new edition, which supplements the 18 lessons from Chekhov's original book with nine additional lectures from the Chekhov archives. It will be published this summer in English, German and Russian. Born in 1891, Michael Chekhov was an internationally celebrated actor, teacher and director, and nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov.
June 3, 2018
Jim Edmunds '78 brings tech jobs to Walla Walla
Edmunds, who is the CEO of Seattle-based tech firm Ingeniux, expanded the software company to Walla Walla two years ago. That office has doubled its employment over the last year to 14 people, with 13 of them already residing in the local community. A member of the President's Advisory Board at Whitman, Edmunds scouted locations all over the country before setting on Walla Walla.
June 1, 2018
Catherine Williams '70 performs at Carnegie Hall
A sociology major at Whitman, she sang with the South Sound Classical Choir and 250 other singers from around the world. Carnegie Hall's composer-in-residence, James Maeders, conducted. A lifelong musician who plays the guitar and other instruments, Williams and her friends once earned extra money over the weekends by busking on the streets of Seattle. She later joined a group that performed folk and fiddle tunes.
May 25, 2018
Professor Don Snow on imagery of the American West
Senior Lecturer of Environmental Humanities and General Studies Don Snow gave a three-part interview regarding topics ranging from novelist Wallace Stegner to the Trump Administration's attempts to weaken federal environmental laws, regulations and protections.
May 22, 2018
John Stegner '77 appointed to Idaho Supreme Court
The political science major with a law degree from the University of Idaho has served as a district judge in Moscow, Idaho, since 1997. "I am extremely honored to have been chosen by Gov. Otter to fill the open seat on Idaho's Supreme Court," Stegner said. "I will do my utmost to live up to the responsibility placed on me."
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