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Whitworth president plans to step down

A student introduced himself to Whitworth University president Bill Robinson on Monday. Tuesday morning, before Robinson’s surprising announcement that this school year will be his last, Robinson ran into the …

Robinson “set a high bar” for leadership at Whitworth

Community leaders react to the news that Bill Robinson, long-time president of Whitworth University, will leave at the end of this school year. Robinson “set a high bar” for leadership, …

Pathway to leadership

Last September and October, shocking economic news shattered almost every morning’s calm: bank failures, mortgage and insurance company failures, stock-market dives, layoffs and escalating unemployment. Workplace leaders throughout the country …

Whitworth garners scholastic awards

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced that Whitworth University was chosen as the NCAA Division III 2009 Indoor Track and Field Scholar Team …

Missing elderly man found safe

An elderly man reported missing this morning has been found and is safe at home, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Whitworth threat a hoax, law officers say

An online threat that prompted Whitworth University officials to increase campus security this morning was determined to be a hoax that started in Uruguay, Spokane County sheriff’s deputies said this …

Whitworth celebrates career of professor with film festival

Leonard Oakland says that nobody at Whitworth University calls him Mr. Chips. But it’s not because they have trouble choosing between the two movie versions of James Hilton’s novel – …

Spokane-area students selected for full scholarships

Meklit Kalebessa never imagined that she would be just the type of student Whitworth University was looking for.

Waiting his turn pays off

There is a slight sense of impatience seeping out of the laid-back nature of easy-going Calvin Jurich. It has nothing to do with his life thus far.

Artist uncovers Whitworth trove

Two decades ago, artist Tom O’Day effectively threw away 30 works of art by burying them six feet deep on the Whitworth University campus. Today, he’s going back for them.

Man accused of rape appears in court

A man accused of raping an Eastern Washington University student in her Spokane home made his first appearance in court Monday. Superior Court Judge Michael P. Price set bond for …

Professor is conduit between cultures

He is a man of many worlds. Fourteen years after he first left his home in Africa, Moses Pulei continues to straddle two cultures – the one he was born …