Freshman Writing Seminar

The following authors and scholars have been guest speakers at Whittier College’s New Student Convocation. Their books were selected as that year’s summer reading program selection for incoming freshmen.

2006 – Tim O’Brien
2007 – Dave Eggers
2008 – Barbara Ehrenreich
2009 – Karen Tei Yamashita
2010 – Bill McKibben
2011 – Linda Biehl ‘65
2012 – Richard Solomon