Thursday, October 30, 2014

Three new members elected to Whitworth University’s board of trustees


L. Denice Randle, '07
L. Denice Randle, ’07, the Rev. Mark Toone, and the Rev. Eric Peterson, ’85, were elected to the Whitworth University Board of Trustees during the board’s recent October meeting and will participate in the board’s next meeting, in January 2015.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Whitworth’s Distinguished Community Service Award Honoree Dr. Jim Shaw to present, Oct. 29


As a Christian physician, Jim Shaw seeks to treat patients’ minds, hearts and bodies. Shaw will discuss how his faith and profession intersect in beneficial and challenging ways on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. Shaw is also the recipient of Whitworth’s 2014 Distinguished Community Service Award, which he will receive during his Oct. 29 talk. The lecture is free and open to the public, and the Spokane community is invited to share in the celebration of Shaw’s award.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Walt and Kay Oliver donate $3 million to The Campaign for Whitworth


Gift pushes total funding of Cowles Music Center to $10.6 million

Walt Oliver, '67
During Whitworth University’s 125th anniversary celebration, President Beck A. Taylor announced Whitworth Trustee Walt Oliver, ’67, and his wife, Kay, as major donors to The Campaign for Whitworth. The couple’s gift of $3 million will be used to help complete an addition to and remodel of Whitworth’s music facility, to be named the Cowles Music Center.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Nationally recognized biologist Elaine Ingham to present at Whitworth Oct. 23


Discover what makes compost tea a sustainable option as soil biology expert Elaine Ingham presents “The Soil Food Web and Compost Tea” Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. This event is free and open to the public.