Westmont Mourns David Winter

Click here to view David Winter’s memorial service. David K. Winter, Westmont’s longest-serving president to date, died Saturday, August 15, at the age of 84. He was born Sept. 15, 1930. Winter served as president of Westmont from 1976-2001 and returned as interim president and chancellor in 2006-07. Under his leadership, Westmont became a nationally ranked liberal… [Continue Reading]

Renovation reveals a long-hidden feature of the original Westmont dining commons walls

Remember the brightly colored glass blocks in the old DC walls? They disappeared when the college built Kerr Student Center on top of the dining commons in 1983. But this week, construction work uncovered the original exterior wall along the southern edge of the building. This wall was retained as part of the Study, the… [Continue Reading]

Westmonster Run Returns to Campus

Westmonster 5k: August 18, 2011

Get out your running shoes and tackle the 2011 Westmonster 5K Thursday evening, Aug. 18. This cross-country race, part of the Santa Barbara Athletic Association’s Grand Prix Series, begins at 6:15 p.m. and follows a scenic course on the Westmont campus, finishing on the new track. Participants will enjoy food and drink at the end… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Mourns the Loss of Hieronymus

Helen M. Hieronymus, the widow of Frank, a former Westmont history professor (1950-1981) and academic dean (1955-1970), died Sept. 24. She was 88. Burial was at Santa Barbara Cemetery and a memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at 1 p.m. at Cavalry Baptist Church, 736 W. Islay Street. Helen and Frank led several… [Continue Reading]