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Monday, July 29, 2013
James L. Ash

James L. Ash, Jr., former president of Whittier College (1989 - 1999) died last week following a battle with cancer. Hired at a pivotal time in the institution's history, Ash was 43 when he assumed his post as the 12th president of Whittier College... More

Monday, July 15, 2013
Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014

Whittier College has been included in the 2014 edition of The Fiske Guide to Colleges, which features 300 of the "best and most interesting" colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.  Compiled by former New York Times ... More

Monday, July 15, 2013

Whittier College named 199 undergraduate students to the Spring 2013 Dean's List. Students' academic accomplishments have been noted in hometown newspapers across the country including:  Bend Bulletin (Oregon), Nevada Appeal, Navato Patch, The... More

Friday, July 12, 2013
KPCC

Political science professor Eric Lindgren was recently interviewed for the Los Angeles NPR affiliate, KPCC, about a push in the City of Whittier to use the California Voting Rights Act to change how voters elect local officials. Lindgren, who  has... More

Friday, July 12, 2013
Doug Locker '79

Doug Locker '79 has been promoted to president and general manager of the Vancouver Stealth. This move comes on the heels of the franchises' move to British Columbia from Washington state. Locker has served the club for ten seasons and recently... More

Monday, July 1, 2013
Cisneros Foundation

Whittier College has received a $30,000 grant from The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation to establish the Cisneros Mentor Program at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, CA. The goal of the program is to help the young people of this... More

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Jeff Ball '89

Alumnus Jeff Ball '89, chairman of the California Bankers Association (CBA), was recently featured in the association's magazine, California Banker. "The current environment presents many challenges for banks of all sizes and we can best address... More

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Hubert Perry '35

More than 150 people--including members of the Poet community--came together to celebrate alumnus Hubert Perry's 100th birthday this past Saturday. Congratulatory remarks on behalf of the College were offered by Elizabeth Power Robison, vice... More

Friday, June 14, 2013

A $112,372 grant from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will fund a research project, “Women and Post-conflict Transformation: Lessons of the Past, Implications for the Future,” led by political science professor Joyce Kaufman, director of... More

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Alumna and Portland resident Kara Minnehan ’07 is the director and producer of an experimental narrative documentary film called Bike Lovethat premiered this weekend in Portland, OR. On December 1, 2011 Minnehan gave up her car for the purpose of... More

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