Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees Carl L. Randolph, Jr. '43 passed away on January 3, 2009, near his home in Seattle, Washington. Randolph earned a B.A. in chemistry from Whittier College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in chemistry from USC. Given an honorary degree by Whittier in 1982 for his longstanding leadership in the field of science as well as to his alma mater, Randolph served on the Whittier Board of Trustees from 1972-90, officially awarded emeritus status in 1990.
Randolph is the retired CEO and Chairman of U.S. Borax and Chemical Corp. His wife Jane Taber Randolph '43 is also a graduate of Whittier College.
A memorial service is planned in Washington.