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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... More
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
For the fourth year in a row, Whittier College has been recognized with the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The distinction awarded by the Corporation... More
Thursday, December 4, 2014
President Herzberger at White House
Today, Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger will join President Barack Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other... More
Friday, November 14, 2014
Cheryl Boone Isaacs and President Herzberger
Members of the class of ’71 might recognize a familiar face when they tune into the Academy Awards telecast on February 22. Their classmate, Cheryl Boone Isaacs ’71, will make her second appearance... More
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Whittier College Professor of Spanish Gustavo Geirola has been selected to receive a $106,808 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the Summer Seminar: Latin... More
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Science and Learning Center
Whittier College has received $500,000 from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation to support the redesign of the new Science and Learning Center (SLC). The SLC project – the largest capital project in... More
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Department of Homeland Security
Since the intentional distribution of anthrax spores (Bacillus anthracis) through the U.S. postal system in 2001, the prospect of bioterrorism in food, water, and agriculture has identified critical... More
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Latino graduates
Whittier College has been named as one of the nation’s Top 50 Colleges for Hispanic Students by BestColleges.com. Whittier was ranked as number four in a list that includes many other top public and... More
Friday, September 26, 2014
Whittier College Football Team
The young men of the Whittier College football program are dedicating blood, sweat and tears to creating the new standard for Poet football. With a focus being placed heavily on teamwork and an... More
Friday, September 26, 2014
President Sharon Herzberger, Ariella Greene (JSU), Joshua Magana (Christian Poets), Nayely Limon (Newman Club), and Andrianna Martinez (Asst Director of the Cultural Center) with Gandhi as the role model for interfaith understanding.
President Sharon Herzberger, Assistant Director of the Cultural Center Adrianna Martinez and Whittier faith-based club representatives Joshua Magana (Christian Poets), Ariella Green (Jewish Student... More

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