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Whitworth Trustee Jim Munyon to serve as Interim Vice President of Finance and Administration

November 25, 2015
As Whitworth University bids colleague and friend Gerry Gemmill farewell due to his new role as CEO of Spokane County, attention turns to planning for the interim position and the search for Gemmill’s replacement.

Whitworth choirs to present 2015 Christmas Festival Concert, “Ring Out Your Joy: Peace to the World is Given”

November 17, 2015
The 2015 Whitworth University Christmas Festival Concert, “Ring Out Your Joy: Peace to the World is Given,” will take place in Seattle Dec. 5 and 6, and in Spokane Dec. 12 and 13. The concerts will feature more than 120 student-musicians, including members of the Whitworth Choir, the Whitworth Women’s Choir, the Whitworth Men’s Chorus and the Whitworth Chamber Singers, as well as student instrumentalists and narrators. For more information, please call (509) 777-3280.

Whitworth Mourns Passing of Pirate Legend Sam Adams

November 13, 2015
The entire Whitworth University community mourns the passing of Sam Adams, a man who influenced the lives of an entire era of Pirate student-athletes. Adams passed away peacefully early Friday morning, Nov. 13, 2015.

Whitworth University Board of Trustees elects David Nelson as newest member

November 12, 2015
The Whitworth University Board of Trustees has elected economics professor and businessman David Nelson, Ph.D., ’71, as its newest member.

Jeremy Begbie presents on “Why the Arts Matter to Faith” at Whitworth University

November 6, 2015
Whitworth University welcomes Jeremy Begbie, Langford Research Professor in Theology at Duke Divinity School and a fellow of the Royal School of Church Music, to present a lecture, “Out of this World – Why the Arts Matter to Faith.” Begbie’s lecture will be illustrated extensively with his performance at the piano, and will take place on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University. Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-4215.

** Update: Due to the wind storm, the event location has moved to Seeley G. Mudd Chapel at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19. **

Whitworth to host International Education and Diversity Forum, featuring Raymond Reyes, Nov. 19

November 5, 2015
The Whitworth School of Education presents its eighth annual International Education and Diversity Forum on Thursday, Nov. 19. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place from 6-9 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Hixson Union Building at Whitworth University. For more information, please call (509) 777-3228.