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Ordination and Installation of Forrest Buckner as Dean of Spiritual Life ( 9/ 9 @  7 p.m.)  More...

Mock Rock 2015 ( 9/ 12 @  8 p.m.)  More...

From Selma to Shelby County v. Holder: Voter Suppression in 21st Century America ( 9/ 17 @  7 p.m.)  More...

Speakers & Artists Lecture by Carl E. Olson ( 9/ 21 @  6 p.m.)  More...

Annual Lindaman Chair Lecture ( 9/ 24 @  7 p.m.)  More...

John Roskelley Mountaineering Lecture ( 9/ 25 @  7 p.m.)  More...

Whitworth Student Symposium ( 9/ 30 @  7 p.m.)  More...

Whitworth Theatre Fall Production 2015 ( 10/ 16 @  7:30 p.m.)  More...


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Whitworth president appoints Rhosetta Rhodes as interim vice president of student life
Whitworth University President Beck A. Taylor announced today the appointment of Rhosetta Rhodes, ’99, as interim vice president of student life and dean of students for the 2015-16 academic year. Rhodes has served as chief of staff in the office of the president since 2011; from 2007-11 she served as director of the then-named Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement (now the Dornsife Center for Community Engagement). More...

Whitworth to welcome new Gates Millennium Scholar
This fall, Whitworth will welcome Haley Abrahamson-Fernandez, ’19, as its newest Gates Millennium Scholar. Abrahamson-Fernandez is a graduate of Lakeside High School in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. Her scholarship will provide full coverage of her tuition as she studies at Whitworth. Scholarship recipients are also provided with leadership-development opportunities, mentoring, and academic and social support throughout their time in college. More...

Whitworth recognized on 2014 President’s Honor Roll for Community Service
The Corporation for National and Community Service has once again recognized Whitworth University for its commitment to community service.  Whitworth has been recognized in the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in two categories: General Community Service and Community Service in Education. This is the second consecutive year that Whitworth has been recognized in two categories. More...

Whitworth theology professor earns Lautenschläger Award for outstanding theological research
Whitworth Assistant Professor of Theology Will Kynes  recently received the Manfred Lautenschläger Award for Theological Promise in recognition for his book, My Psalm Has Turned into Weeping: Job’s Dialogue with the Psalms (de Gruyter, 2012). He traveled to the Heidelberg University, in Heidelberg, Germany, to receive the award alongside nine other scholars recognized for their outstanding theological research. More...

Whitworth University receives top recognition in CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
On Tuesday, June 2, Whitworth University received two gold and one bronze award during the Council for Advancement and Support’s Circle of Excellence Awards. The awards acknowledge superior accomplishments in higher-education communications that have lasting impact, demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and deliver exceptional results. To view a complete list of the awards given and the institutions that received them, click here.
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Longtime Whitworth communications professor publishes book on Christianity and censorship
Gordon Jackson, who retired in May after 32 years as a communications professor at Whitworth University, recently published a new book, Christians, Free Expression, and the Common Good: Getting Beyond the Censorship Impulse (Rowman & Littlefield). In it, Jackson argues that in Western democracies, Christians of all theological and political backgrounds should be ardent advocates of advancing, not curbing, freedom of speech. More...

Whitworth to host 40th annual Whitworth Institute of Ministry conference July 20-24
The 2015 Whitworth Institute of Ministry will welcome author Walter Brueggemann, musician, editor and author Andy Crouch and Professor Anne Zaki to its 40th conference, to be held July 20-24 at Whitworth University. The featured guests and other speakers will focus on the theme “Pursuing the Common Good: Engaging Culture with the Gospel,” and will offer participants four days of fellowship, worship and scriptural teaching. More...

New York Times columnist and best-selling author David Brooks to speak at Whitworth University President’s Leadership Forum Oct. 13
Wells Fargo Bank is title sponsor for the event

David Brooks, a columnist for The New York Times and a best-selling author, will be the featured speaker for Whitworth University’s fall President’s Leadership Forum, held on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 a.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. Costs for this event are $50 per person or $500 for a corporate (10 seats per table). Breakfast will be served. To learn more or to RSVP for this event, please visit www.whitworth.edu/leadershipforum More...

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