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About Bill Robinson

President of Whitworth University since 1993.

Highlight: “When the regional accrediting association issued its report (last year), they said we have a culture on campus characterized by grace and truth,” he said.

Received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa, his master’s degree from Wheaton College, and his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. He also studied at Princeton Theological Seminary and the Moody Bible Institute.

Served as chairman of the then-Spokane Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2001.

His second book, “Incarnate Leadership,” was published in 2009.

Married since 1974 to Bonnie Robinson, a classical pianist and organist who serves as principal organist for First Presbyterian Church of Spokane. The Robinsons have two daughters, Brenna and Bailley, a son, Benjamin, a grandchild, Asher Alan, and a second one on the way.

Highlight No. 2: “Handing out Whitworth diplomas to two out of three of our children, and three out of three children-in-law.”

Official last day: June 30.