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Walla Walla University is a Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education founded in 1892. A fully-accredited institution, WWU offers more than 100 areas of study in professional and technical programs and the liberal arts. 

The headquarters of WWU is located on an 83-acre campus in College Place situated in the Walla Walla Valley in Southeastern Washington state. The university also operates four satellite campuses, including a School of Nursing in Portland, Oregon, a marine biology station near Anacortes, Washington, and School of Social Work and Sociology campuses in Missoula and Billings, Montana. Learn more about WWU.


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Community organizing for diversity

Maynard-Reid receives NASW Lifetime Achievement Public Citizen Award

Pedrito Maynard-Reid has taught at WWU since 1990.

Pedrito Maynard-Reid has taught at WWU since 1990.

Pedrito Maynard-Reid, professor of biblical studies and missiology and assistant to the president for diversity, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Public Citizen Award by the National Association of Social Workers, Washington chapter in March.

“Pedrito has been training, teaching, and organizing for greater diversity and inclusion in Walla Walla, nationally, and internationally since the 1970s,” says Emily Tillotson, assistant professor of social work and sociology. “His 40 years of dedication and service to the goals of social justice and community organizing make him an honorary member of the social work profession.”

Posted May 20, 2019

Video gallery

2018-2019 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Kari Firestone, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.S., Professor of Nursing


Department of Music performance

2018 Christmas concert: Angels We Have Heard


Life. Together.

All great stories must begin somewhere. Ours begins where the air is clear and where ideas, energy, and people do life—together.


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University magazine

Westwind, the magazine of Walla Walla University, is published three times a year (March, July, and November) to share news and information about WWU with alumni, parents of current students, and other friends of the university. 

Last update on June 4, 2019