Faculty Masters Program

Professor sal johnston and Hartley Faculty Master House.The Whittier College Faculty Masters Program combines educational and social programming in an intimate and informal setting and is modeled after similar programs at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Located in the heart of campus, the masters' houses are each awarded to a faculty-in-residence, whose multi-year assignment is to plan and host a variety of experiences exploring a designated theme.

Faculty Masters' events feature noteworthy professionals—from authors and artists, to musicians and entrepreneurs, to politicians, and scientists—and enable students to interact with, listen to, and often dine with an invited speaker. Guest participants in this program include world-class authors Maxine Hong Kingston and Ray Bradbury, "Supersize Me" filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, advocate-activist Rev. Al Sharpton, and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Mario Mancuso.

Current Faculty Masters are as follows. Click on the links below to access the individual house websites.

Garrett House

Faculty Master: Jenny Herrick, associate professor of art
Visit house website.

Hartley House

Faculty Master: sal johnston, associate professor of sociology
Theme: "Environmental Living & Sustainability "
Visit house website.

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