College Affairs, Faculty and Staff
English professor emerita Anne Kiley passed away on Sunday, December 5. Her students and colleagues will always…
College Affairs, students
The 2020 presidential election engaged the largest and most diverse group of college students in U.S. history. With an…
College Affairs, Leadership
Whittier College is proud to be named a Fulbright HSI Leader in the inaugural year of this designation. The U.S.…
Alumni, College Affairs
More than 150 alumni celebrated their Poet pride—in person—at the annual Whittier College Homecoming. Due to the Covid-…
College Affairs, Leadership, students
Ten months after receiving a generous $12 million gift from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, Whittier College…
College Affairs
Whittier College celebrated the achievements of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 with a special in-person commencement…
College Affairs, Faculty and Staff, Leadership
Deanna Merino-Contino was named interim Vice President and Dean of Students in late June. In her post, she oversees the…
College Affairs, students
After 18 months of empty classrooms and quiet courtyards, the Whittier College campus was full once again.   With masks…
College Affairs, students
Over the weekend, Whittier College welcomed more than 400 new students to campus for the 2021 New Student Orientation…
College Affairs
Professor of Theatre Gil Gonzalez was appointed to serve as Associate Dean for Academic Support in 2020–overseeing the…
College Affairs
Despite the challenges of a full academic year affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Whittier College Class of 2021…
College Affairs, students
Whittier College students were acknowledged for their service, leadership, and academic achievement through the annual…
College Affairs, Leadership
Dear Whittier College Community: I started writing this message to you in anticipation of the Derek Chauvin trial…
College Affairs
Whittier College has announced that it is planning a traditional in-person commencement for Fall 2021, and is seeking…
College Affairs, Leadership
New Appointments Reflect Whittier’s Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Innovation Miguel Santana '91 is the First…