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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, Commencement Speaker

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College’s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus. During the event,... More

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

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Mosab Hassan Yousef, 2015 Feinberg Lecturer

Mosab Hassan Yousef, Whittier College's 2015 Feinberg Lecturer and oldest son of founding Hamas leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef, captivated his audience in standing-room-only Villalobos Hall  as he recounted his fascinating life story documented in... More

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Mosab Hassan Yousef, Feinberg Lecture

​Mosab Hassan Yousef, an author whose life was the subject of the documentary The Green Prince, and the autobiography Son of Hamas will be the 2015 Feinberg Lecture speaker on March 5 at 7 p.m. at the A. J. Villalobos Hall at Whittier College,... 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

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

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

​For the first time ever, Whittier College is participating in Giving Tuesday – a national day of giving back dedicated to inspiring millions of people to celebrate generosity and support a cause that they care about. On December 2, the Tuesday... More

Monday, October 20, 2014
Whittier Weekend

More than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, and friends, participated in this year's Whittier Weekend festivities between October 17 and 19. The three-day celebration opened with an intimate Golden Anniversary brunch in honor of the... More

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Longtime Whittier College Trustee Ruth B. Shannon was recently honored as an influential activist during the “Women in Scouting” Gala Dinner, a benefit hosted by the Los Angeles Area Council and San Gabriel Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of... More

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