Info from March 19 Call with President Beebe

Westmont will activate its Shelter Activated for Flood Emergencies (SAFE) plan beginning Tuesday evening, March 20. Classes and activities will continue as planned through noon on Tuesday. We have designated responders and trained emergency response members of our community available and scheduled to be on site through Thursday and as needed, as well as medical… [Continue Reading]

Montecito Flood Q&A

How is Westmont? Westmont is fine. The rain has ended this week and we are expecting beautiful weather through next week. We sustained practically no damage from the rain with no flooding or mudslides on campus. But we have no water, which affects food preparation and sanitation, so we have canceled classes through Friday and… [Continue Reading]

#WestmontSaidYES Apply Now

Make a new beginning in a new year. January continues our season for admitting new Westmont Warriors for fall 2018. Hundreds of hopeful high school students have been receiving their Westmont admittance packages. You still have time to apply to meet our next priority deadline of  February 15. Apply Now! Here are a few social media… [Continue Reading]

Thomas Fire Letter

Dear Members of the Westmont Community, Since the beginning of the Thomas Fire, we have been monitoring its developments closely and posting updates to Westmont’s website. Having experienced the ravages of the 2008 Tea Fire, we know first-hand how fast and how destructive wildfires can be. At no time has the fire itself been a… [Continue Reading]

Thomas Fire Q&A

Q & A Update About Access to Campus, December 11, 9 a.m. Westmont remains under mandatory evacuation for the Thomas Fire, and the campus is closed with all services discontinued. All faculty, staff and students have left. Students who need housing this week can contact Thomas Staffileno at Faculty and staff members have offered… [Continue Reading]

Theater Stages Play Of Corruption, Power

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” a satire examining the nature of power and the tools of fear, corruption and oppression, premieres Saturday, Oct. 21, and Sunday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 27, at 9 p.m., all at Westmont’s Porter Theatre. General… [Continue Reading]

McChrystal Speaks at Westmont Breakfast

General Stanley McChrystal

General Stan McChrystal, a bestselling author, a popular college teacher and one of the most revered military officers of his generation, will speak at the 12th annual Westmont President’s Breakfast on Friday, March 3, from 7-9 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Fess Parker: A Doubletree Resort by Hilton. Tickets cost $125 per person… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Mourns the Loss of Alum William Klug

President Gayle D. Beebe expressed the shock and sorrow of the Westmont community at learning about the shooting death of alumnus William Klug at UCLA today. “We’re deeply saddened by this tragic news and send our condolences to his wife, Mary Elise, also a Westmont graduate, and their family,” Beebe says. “Professor Ken Kihlstrom remembers… [Continue Reading]

Westmont SID Wins Award

The sports information directors in the Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) selected Westmont’s Ron Smith as the 2015 Sports Information Director of the Year at their annual meeting late in the spring. The group established the award in 2014. Smith has worked as the sports information director (SID) at Westmont since 2004. He oversees media… [Continue Reading]

Westmont in Top 10 of Entrepreneurial Colleges

Westmont Entrepreneurship Forbes Top 10

Westmont ranks as No. 10 on Forbes’ 2015 list of the 50 most entrepreneurial colleges in the nation. The magazine evaluated the country’s most entrepreneurial schools based on entrepreneurial ratios: the total number of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn divided by the school’s student body (undergraduate and graduate combined). This year… [Continue Reading]