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Stephanie Lenox
Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 | 6 p.m.

Emmaus Scholars Lecture featuring Dr. Randy Woodley
Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 | 7 p.m.

Lindaman Lecture by Dr. Jonathan Moo
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2022 | 7 p.m.

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Whitworth Theatre Welcomes Live Audiences for Fall Production, “Men On Boats”
Whitworth University Theatre is excited to welcome back live audiences to Cowles Auditorium for its fall main-stage production, Men On Boats.

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

Ranked No. 2 Best Value

Ranked No. 6 Best Colleges for Veterans 

U.S. News & World Report, in its 2022 Best Colleges Rankings, has named Whitworth University the fourth best regional university in the West and the second best value, up from third position last year.

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

Whitworth to Welcome New and Returning Students Sept. 4
Whitworth University is set to welcome one of its largest classes of incoming first-year and transfer students, close to 650 students, this fall.

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