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Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates to Replace Madeleine Albright as Featured Speaker at Fall President’s Leadership Forum

September 17, 2021

Whitworth University is pleased to announce Secretary of Defense (2006-2011) Robert M. Gates will be the featured speaker at the fall President’s Leadership Forum on Sept. 29, 2021, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Spokane Convention Center.

“U.S. News & World Report” Ranks Whitworth No. 4 Best University in the West

September 12, 2021

Ranked No. 2 Best Value

Ranked No. 6 Best Colleges for Veterans 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Conversation between Kenyan Parliamentarians and the Spokane Community

September 10, 2021

Whitworth University is pleased to host the Kenyan National Cohesion and Integration Commission as it visits Spokane Sept. 12-17 as part of a national tour promoting unity and the elimination of all forms of ethnic discrimination. The commission will start and end its tour of Spokane at Whitworth. 

Revs. Rodney and Leslie McAuley to Receive Distinguished Ministry Leadership Award

September 8, 2021

Whitworth University will present the Revs. Rodney and Leslie McAuley with the Whitworth University Distinguished Ministry Leadership Award on Thurs., Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. during Whitworth’s Fall Convocation in Graves Gym. 

Keith Lambert Named Sue Chandler Endowed Professor in Education

September 6, 2021

The Whitworth School of Education is pleased to announce Associate Professor of Education Keith Lambert has been named the third holder of the Sue Chandler Endowed Professorship in Education. 

Whitworth Named to The Princeton Review’s “2022 Best in the West” List

September 2, 2021

Whitworth is one of the 126 best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review ( The education services company lists Whitworth in the Best in the West section of its "2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region" website feature