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The WHFFA is sad to announce the passing of Admiral Charles R. Larson (1968-69), former Commander-in-Chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in the Naval Academy’s history.

Jennifer Lee (2011-12) Named Virginia Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services

Jeffrey Stern (2007-08) Appointed as Deputy Coordinator of Emergency Services by Virginia Governor McAuliffe.

As we approach the milestone of 50 years of the White House Fellows Program next year, we have much to celebrate and to reflect on in terms of our continued obligations to the Program and to each other, as well as to our communities, country, and the world at large. In that spirit, the theme […]

Redeveloped whff.org provides us more on-line features and increased flexibility.

The WHFFA Class of 2013-2014 is introduced at the Leadership Conference.

Recent News

Nations beginning to establish national leader development programs based on the White House Fellows Program.

“Poems” explores the theme of renewal in the face of adversity.

Dave Chokshi (2012-13) says the headline-grabbing failures of the VA health system’s administration stand in sharp contrast to the highly rated care the system delivers.

Kermit Jones (2012-13) discusses India-Pakistan relations in an article in The Diplomat.

Steve Hill (78-79), seasoned executive over two careers, looks back at things he has learned along the way.

  • Join Us for the 2014 Leadership Conference

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    As we approach the milestone of 50 years of the White House Fellows Program next year, we have much to celebrate and to reflect on in terms of our continued obligations to the Program and to each other, as well as to our communities, country, and the world at large. Join us at our 2014 Leadership Conference.

  • WHFFA 2014 Awards

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    The honorees for the 2014 Awards continue the WHFFA tradition of honoring those Fellows and Friends of the WHF Program for their remarkable achievements in furthering the vision of a lifetime commitment to public service espoused by our founder and moral compass, John W. Gardner.

    2014 IMPACT Award honors Michelle Peluso (1998-1999).

    2014 Valenti Friend of the White House Fellows Award honors Tom Brokaw, broadcast journalist and author.

    2014 John W. Gardner Legacy of Leadership Award honors Myron E. “Mike” Ullman (1981-82).

Media


Ziad Hiader (WHF 2011-12) reports on how it’s concerning that Chinese and Japanese governments are barely communicating.


China will never be able to realize its full potential until it comes to terms with basic human rights issues, both past and present.


In Chicago Tribune, Katherine Skiba outlines how the WHF Program has sent its chosen few on to bright futures

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    Lawrence University

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    2007-2008

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    Georgetown University

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    San Diego State University

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