Whitman Fellow, Yiyun Li Named Director of Princeton University’s Program in Creative Writing.
June 8, 2022

Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts has named award-winning writer Yiyun Li as the new director of the University’s Program in Creative Writing. Li, a Professor of Creative Writing on the Princeton faculty since 2017, succeeds Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, who has led the program since 2019. Li begins her tenure as…

Welcome Class of 2026! From the Head of Whitman College- Claire Gmachl
March 9, 2022

Dear Whitman Class of 2026,

Greetings from Princeton University and welcome to Whitman College!  I am so delighted that you will be joining Whitman College and Princeton University this fall as a member of the great Class of 2026!

Whitman College is a welcoming, diverse, and thriving community of approximately 220 first…

Whitmanites in the Spotlight
Jan. 25, 2022

Princeton seniors Nathnael Mengistie named recipient of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of Princeton University’s highest awards.

Congratulations to our Whitman SINSI Winners
Jan. 27, 2021
Alejandro Garcia'22, Courtney Capelli '22, Christopher Gliwa '21, Isra Thange '22

Scholars in the Nations Service Iniative.

Office Hours with Head Gmachl
July 6, 2020

Please join Head of Whitman College Claire Gmachl for her office hours this semester on Monday,  from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
 Make an appointment on WASE 
It's an opportunity to meet for office hours or check-in with Head of College, Claire Gmachl…

College Office Resumes In-Person Operations on August 2nd
March 16, 2020
Due to the impact of Covid-19 virus, the Whitman College Office is currently closed for in-person meetings. However, the staff of Whitman College are still available via email, phone, and Zoom.


You can contact us at 609-258-8900 and expect a response, Mon-Fri, 8:45am-5pm

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