Whittier College News Release
Office of Public Relations
13406 Philadelphia St.
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA 90608-0634
Contact: Caye Brundage Riley at (562)
U.S. Treasurer to Speak at Whittier College
Rosario Marin, United States Treasurer, will give the keynote
Whittier College’s 100th commencement.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m., Friday, May 23, on
the football field.
WHERE: Whittier College
13406 Philadelphia Street, Whittier
Marin is one of five people who will receive honorary degrees from Whittier
College during the ceremonies that will also see 269 seniors graduating and 28
candidates receiving their master’s degrees.
Also receiving honorary degrees are Charles Johnson, author of “Middle Passage”
and “Dreamer”; Alice Newsom, community leader and wife of the late W. Roy
Newsom, former president of Whittier College; Daniel Schorr, award-winning
broadcast journalist; and Lisbeth Schorr, author, educator, and child and family
INFORMATION: Call Caye Brundage Riley, director of
at (562) 907-4974.
the 605 Freeway to Whittier Blvd. Travel east on Whittier to
Painter Avenue and
turn north (left). Take Painter to Earlham Drive
and turn right. The football
field is located on the northeast end of