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Whitworth University Board of Trustees Elects Two New Members

May 11, 2017
The Whitworth University Board of Trustees is honored to welcome Mark J. Benson and the Rev. Robyn Hogue, ’77, as its newest members, elected during the board’s April meeting.

Whitworth University Students Selected as Fulbright Finalists

May 8, 2017
Two Whitworth student applicants were selected as Fulbright Scholarship finalists for 2017-18. The university has a long-standing tradition of producing such finalists, with 35 students chosen since 2000. In 2009 and 2011, Whitworth was named a top producer of Fulbright finalists among master’s-level universities nationwide.

Whitworth scholar and alum Elizabeth Campbell to deliver keynote speech during commencement ceremony on May 21

May 5, 2017
Elizabeth Campbell, ’05, is an assistant professor of psychology at Whitworth University and a practicing licensed psychologist at the Emily Program, an eating disorder treatment center. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from Whitworth University and went on to the University of North Texas to earn her master’s and Ph.D. in counseling psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy. Campbell currently teaches in Whitworth’s undergraduate psychology department and in the university’s Marriage & Family Therapy Program. She will give an address, “Lean into Love: Lessons of Mind and Heart,” at Whitworth University’s 127th undergraduate commencement.

Lorna Hernandez Jarvis named new Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

May 4, 2017
Whitworth University is honored to announce that Lorna Hernandez Jarvis, Ph.D., a cognitive psychologist and professor of psychology at Hope College, Mich., has been appointed as the university’s new chief diversity officer and associate vice president. Hernandez Jarvis has been a member of the psychology department at Hope College, in Michigan, for 24 years and has a strong publication record in the fields of psycholinguistics, bilingualism and the effects of acculturation on psychological well-being.