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Preview Day

The Office of Admission will hold its Whittier Preview Day on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Set foot on the Poet campus to check out what Whittier College has to offer—and bring your family along, too.

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New Director Joins Center for Equity and Inclusion

Jenny Guerra, Office of Equity and InclusionJenny Guerra, an advocate for social justice and strong supporter of access to higher education, was named the new director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) and Ortiz Programs, formerly known as Whittier College's Cultural Center.  

New Student Convocation

Sean Morris, associate professor of English, will welcome this year's new students with an address focusing on the liberal arts at Whittier College. A dessert reception in the Campus Center Courtyard will follow the convocation.

President Herzberger Addresses the Class of 2020

Whittier College President’s Convocation Address
by Sharon Herzberger
September 4, 2016

New students, parents, grandparents, sisters and brothers, and all the friends and relatives gathered here tonight, let me add my welcome to those of others. Today, new Poets, you have matriculated into a college founded in 1887, almost 130 years ago. Our founders established this new institution with a set of principles and values that continue to guide us today and that will be important to you throughout your time on this campus.