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Parental Guidance, Emphasis on Education Draws In Legacies

Parental Guidance, Emphasis on Education Draws In Legacies

Adam Brayton

February 14, 2013

When senior Nick Marquiss sat down at his first Encounters class, he found himself sitting across the table from the same professor who taught his father decades before. This situation may seem strange, but not with the kind of legacy representation found at Whitman. The Office of Admission defines...

Professor George Ball passes away, remembered by Whitman community

Professor George Ball passes away, remembered by Whitman community

Shelly Le

January 12, 2012

This article was co-authored by Karah Kemmerly Dr. George H. Ball, whose influence at Whitman College spanned over five decades, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012 at the age of 96, but his words and actions continue to impact those who knew him. Ball was born in Australia, and raised on a small farm in upstate New York. He later met and married his wife Nancy with whom he had four children. Before...

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