Poet catcher Stephen Zavala ’15 was selected by the St. Louis Caridinals for the 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Zavala, the second Poet in as many years to join MLB, was the lone Division III West Region player chosen by a major league... More
For the first time in Whittier College's history, Poet Athletics earned three conference championships in one school year. The men's and women's water polo teams dominated the pool in the 2014-2015 season, bringing home two conference trophies.... More
The rain and soggy weather did not dampen the festive atmosphere of Whittier College’s 112th Commencement ceremony held indoors at the Graham Athletic Center for the first time in the history of the College. More than 400 members of the class of... More
Global politics expert and senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow Brandon Valeriano '99 was on campus recently to speak with students and share his views on the dynamics of cyber operations in relation to international relations and cyber... More
Whittier College’s Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) has been awarded a $423,524 grant from the BCM Foundation to assist Professor of Political Science and CEC Director Joyce Kaufman with the continuing work of the Center to engage with... More
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College’s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus.
During the event,... More
Professor of Political Science Mike McBride has been a consultant for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) since 1993, works on projects for the organization, and serves as a member of UNHCR's secretariat during... More
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
President Sharon Herzberger visited Washington D.C. in early February to attend NAICU's (National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities) Annual Meeting. NAICU serves as the unified national voice of private nonprofit higher... More
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Dr. Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at Whittier College, following a national search. He will officially join the College in March 2015.
Pérez comes to Whittier College from Seattle Pacific University, where he... More
Friday, November 14, 2014
Members of the class of ’71 might recognize a familiar face when they tune into the Academy Awards telecast on February 22. Their classmate, Cheryl Boone Isaacs ’71, will make her second appearance as President of the Academy of Motion Pictures... More