Whittier College News Release
Office of Public Relations
13406 Philadelphia St.
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA 90608-0634
Browning at (562) 907-4216
Secretary of Transportation
to Speak at Whittier College Commencement
Norman Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, will give the
keynote address at Whittier College’s 99th commencement.
a.m., Friday, May 24, on the football field.
13406 Philadelphia Street, Whittier
Mineta is one of four people who will receive honorary degrees from
College during the ceremonies that will also see 281
seniors graduating and 23 candidates receiving their master’s
Newport Beach philanthropist and College Trustee Willard V. “Bill”
Harris, Jr., a graduate of the class of 1955, and 1965 graduates
Linda and Peter Biehl also will be awarded the Doctor of Humane
Letters degree. Linda Biehl will accept the degree for her husband, Peter, who
died in March. The Biehls are the founders of the Amy Biehl Foundation, which
they established to aid the people of South
Africa after their daughter Amy was murdered there in 1993.
Caye Brundage, director of public relations, at (562) 907-4974, or Judy
Browning, associate director of public relations,
at (562) 907-4216.
the 605 Freeway to Whittier Blvd. Go east on
Painter Avenue and turn north (left). Take Painter to Earlham Dr.
and turn right. The football field is located on the northeast end
of campus with adjacent parking.