Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Rev. Forrest Buckner joins Whitworth as new Dean of Spiritual Life


On Dec. 11, Whitworth announced its hiring of Rev. Forrest Buckner as the university’s next dean of spiritual life and campus pastor. Buckner will officially begin his new duties in July 2015.

Whitworth named a "Best Christian Workplace" by national survey


Whitworth University has been named a "Best Christian Workplace" among higher-education institutions based on a national survey of employees at Christian businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Whitworth recognized on 2014 President’s Honor Roll for Community Service


On December 5, the Corporation for National and Community Service recognized Whitworth University in two categories on the 2014 President’s Honor Roll: General Community Service, and Community Service in Education. This is the first time Whitworth has been recognized in two categories, with education being the new designation.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Whitworth builds on legacy of service through Whitworth Serves initiative


During Whitworth’s 125th anniversary celebration on Oct. 11, President Beck A. Taylor announced the public phase of The Campaign for Whitworth, the largest fundraising campaign in the institution’s 125-year history. Among the many initiatives of the $100 million campaign, which include endowment growth, funding scholarships and academic programs, and an expanded music building, the university is placing a special emphasis on service to the community.