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Monday, March 16, 2015
Flukes

Whittier College is the new home of Flukes, a cast bronze sculpture by Gordon Lund L.H.D. ’93 depicting the graceful sway of a pilot whale’s tail. The sculpture, a gift from the Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation, arrived in November and was... More

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
NAICU logo

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

Friday, January 16, 2015
President Herzberger at NCAA

Fulfilling her duties as chair of the NCAA Division III Presidents Council, President Herzberger attended the NCAA Convention in Washington D.C. this week where she represented the Division’s more than 170,000 student-athletes and 444 institutions... More

Thursday, January 15, 2015
New Landscaping

As California continues to grapple with one of the worst droughts on record, Whittier College is taking proactive steps to reduce water waste on campus by replacing grass areas with drought-resistant vegetation. The changes, outlined in a... More

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Cassey Ho '09

YouTube sensation Cassey Ho ’09 has been named one of the Most Influential People in Health and Fitness by Greatist, an online community devoted to healthy living and wellness. Ranked 24th on the list, Ho joins other wellness experts and... More

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Joel Perez

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

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Whittier College has been recognized with the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The distinction awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), is the... More

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Students conducting research

Patrick Rubalcava '15 was one of several Southern California undergraduates recently featured in a Los Angeles Times article on the benefits of academic research projects and the expansion of such opportunities at large universities.  Rubalcava ... More

Friday, November 14, 2014
Cheryl Boone Isaacs and President Herzberger

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

Monday, November 10, 2014
MMUF Fellows

Fellows and coordinators from Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship's (MMUF) seven west coast member institutions visited Whittier College for their Annual Regional Undergraduate Conference from October 30 to November 2. The gathering, designed to... More

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