Shortly after the Business Times was founded, we learned about David Winter and his work as president at Westmont College.
Over lunch at the Westmont campus, we were introduced to Westmont’s vision for its students as a liberal arts institution focused on Christian values and ethics.
Coincidentally, one of the first Business Times staff writers was a recent Westmont graduate, Laura Polland, who became our founding technology editor.
Through the years we followed Westmont’s progress in building a new campus, surviving the devastating fire that ripped through Montecito. And always Winder was a towering presence even after the sudden onset of a disease that gradually reduced his ability to see. Read More