Film publicity executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71 was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science by the organization's board of governors on Tuesday night, becoming the first African American woman to head the Academy.
James L. Ash, Jr., former president of Whittier College (1989 - 1999) died last week following a battle with cancer.
Hired at a pivotal time in the institution's history, Ash was 43 when he assumed his post as the 12th president of Whittier College... More
Whittier College named 199 undergraduate students to the Spring 2013 Dean's List.
Students' academic accomplishments have been noted in hometown newspapers across the country including: Bend Bulletin (Oregon), Nevada Appeal, Navato Patch, The... More
Whittier College has been included in the 2014 edition of The Fiske Guide to Colleges, which features 300 of the "best and most interesting" colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.
Compiled by former New York Times ... More
Doug Locker '79 has been promoted to president and general manager of the Vancouver Stealth. This move comes on the heels of the franchises' move to British Columbia from Washington state.
Locker has served the club for ten seasons and recently... More
Political science professor Eric Lindgren was recently interviewed for the Los Angeles NPR affiliate, KPCC, about a push in the City of Whittier to use the California Voting Rights Act to change how voters elect local officials.
Lindgren, who has... More
Whittier College has received a $30,000 grant from The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation to establish the Cisneros Mentor Program at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, CA. The goal of the program is to help the young people of this... More
Alumnus Jeff Ball '89, chairman of the California Bankers Association (CBA), was recently featured in the association's magazine, California Banker.
"The current environment presents many challenges for banks of all sizes and we can best address... More
More than 150 people--including members of the Poet community--came together to celebrate alumnus Hubert Perry's 100th birthday this past Saturday.
Congratulatory remarks on behalf of the College were offered by Elizabeth Power Robison, vice... More
A $112,372 grant from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will fund a research project, “Women and Post-conflict Transformation: Lessons of the Past, Implications for the Future,” led by political science professor Joyce Kaufman, director of... More