Whitman College names alumna commencement speaker


WALLA WALLA -- Meda Chesney-Lind, a 1969 graduate of Whitman College and professor of women's studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be the speaker at the college's commencement May 22.

Chesney-Lind is nationally recognized for her work on women and crime and has written seven books. Among honors and awards received for work in her field, she was named a fellow of the American Society of Criminology and has been honored by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, the Western Society of Criminology and University of Hawaii Board of Regents.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment

Click here to sign in