Whitman College, a premier liberal arts college located in the historic community of Walla Walla in the scenic wine country of southeastern Washington State, combines academic excellence with an unpretentious Pacific Northwest culture and an engaging community. Whitmanâ€™s beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually dynamic, diverse, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty and 1,500 students. A profile of the Fall 2012 incoming class can be seen here: http://www.whitman.edu/admission/learn-more/who-are-whitties.
The College recently announced an endowment-focused $150 million campaign to support, among other initiatives, student financial aid.Â Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top fifty liberal arts colleges in the country, Whitman is proud to count among its distinguished alumni the longest-serving U.S. Supreme Court Justice in history, a U.S. Ambassador, a nationally acclaimed poet, an astronaut, a former CEO of General Electric, and a Nobel Laureate in physics.Â In recent years, dozens of Whitman students have been named recipients of prestigious fellowships, including Beinecke, Fulbright, Rhodes, Goldwater, National Science Foundation, Udall, and Watson.Â With an endowment exceeding $400 million, fiercely loyal alumni, exceptional students, and an accomplished faculty and staff, Whitman continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence and leadership. – less–ZoomInfo