Summer Send-Offs & More: Letter from Rachel Homel Rice ’96

The Alumni & Friends of Whittier College aim to raise awareness of the leadership crisis at the College and to provide a forum for all concerned stakeholders to seek answers about the future of Whittier College. Freedom of inquiry and free speech are paramount to ensure a vibrant institution for all. 

Our Poet community is composed of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends with diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. We value respect for all people regardless of their origin, race, religion, gender, identity, preference or perspective. We do not condone any threats of violence or acts of intimidation toward those seeking or administering a Whittier education.

We have no tolerance for acts of hate in our Poet community and encourage robust, respectful dialogue.

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“Free speech and free inquiry is a practice vital for the exercise of democracy and the promotion of the common good. We are determined to protect your right to free expression without unreasonable interference to ensure a vibrant marketplace of ideas in a collegial and respectful learning and working environment.”

– Alumni & Friends of Whittier College

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