News & Events

Monday, December 8, 2008

In light of President-elect Barack Obama's recent appointment of several Ivy League educated officials to his cabinet, Whittier President Sharon Herzberger was interviewed by The New Yorker's Lauren Collins on former Richard M. Nixon's '34... More

Thursday, December 4, 2008
James Dunkelman Named Vice President of Finance and Administration at Whittier College

Following an extensive search, James L. Dunkelman has been named vice president of finance and administration at Whittier College, effective December 1. Dunkelman replaces long-time College administrator Janice Legoza. "We are pleased to welcome Jim... More

Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Professor Fred Bergerson Comments on Content of New Nixon Recordings

In the Whittier Daily News, political science professor Fred Bergerson comments on the newly released Richard Nixon tapes that chronicle the late president's Vietnam strategy between 1972-73. Bergerson, a specialist in public policy and civil-... More

Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Whittier Named as "College of Distinction"

Student Horizons Inc. has issued its annual guidebook for college-bound students, and for the third consecutive year, Whittier is cited as one of the 240 American "Colleges of Distinction." The Bethesda-based organization was founded by parents and... More

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The Whittier College community mourns the sudden passing of William "Mo" Marumoto '57 on November 25, 2008. An active member of the Whittier College Alumni Association, a leader in the Lancer Society, and a longtime advocate and ambassador for the... More

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Lance and Carla (Hewitt) Hoffman, who met while attending Whittier College 10 years ago, are recovering from third- and second-degree burns as a result of a fire that swept through their Montecito home. The Santa Barbara Independent reports that the... More

Saturday, November 15, 2008
Johny poet tries to steel the shoes from the Oxy tiger

Today we are here representing the Senior Class from Whittier College, to deliver a special message to the Class of 2009 here at Oxy. While we maybe rivals, we actually have a lot in common. Both of our schools were founded in 1887, both campuses... More

Friday, November 14, 2008

On Thursday, November 13, the entire Southern California region will participate in the "Great ShakeOut," the largest earthquake preparedness activity in U.S. history, involving businesses, schools, city, county, and state emergency responders, and... More

Friday, November 14, 2008
Dr. Joseph Price Expands on the Spiritual Life of Whittier College Students.

"Most students today report that they have keen spiritual concerns and expectations," writes Dr. Joseph Price, professor of religious studies in a recent Whittier Daily News editorial. The piece looks at the religious and spiritual practices of... More

Monday, November 10, 2008

The 15th Annual Whittier College Helping Hands Day brought together hundreds of Whittier College students, faculty, and staff in volunteer service projects throughout the local community this past Saturday, November 8. In collaboration with current... More

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