Archives for July 2007

Ifland Offers New Voice to Trustees

Westmont alumnus Rick Ifland has joined the board of trustees, which oversees the operations of the college. He has worked as a successful private equity investor and entrepreneur for the past two decades. “I am thrilled to work closely with a campus that’s filled with tomorrow’s leaders and to help create an optimal environment where… [Continue Reading]

New Westmont President Steps Into Office

Gayle Beebe assumed leadership of Westmont as the college’s eighth president July 1. He, his wife, Pam, and their three children (Anna, 14, Elizabeth, 12, and Ricky, 8)moved into the president’s house above the college in June. The family came from Spring Arbor, Mich., where Beebe served as president of Spring Arbor University for seven… [Continue Reading]

Violinist to Perform to Lunchtime Crowds

One of the area’s leading violinists will perform a free midday concert this month in Ventura. Philip Ficsor, Westmont professor of violin, will play classical music Thursday, July 26, at 12:15 p.m. at the Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Ave. The public is invited to bring lunch and enjoy the performance, which is… [Continue Reading]