WPI Hall of Luminaries

Department(s):

Office of the President

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It is our pleasure to announce the inaugural class of honorees for the WPI Hall of Luminaries. Please join us in celebrating and honoring these extraordinary members of our community:

GEORGE ALDEN*, Hon. 1926

JOHN BOYNTON*, Founder

CURTIS CARLSON 1967, Hon. 2006

ROBERT GODDARD*, 1908

WILLIAM GROGAN* 1946, Hon. 1990

DEAN KAMEN 1973, Hon. 1992

JUDITH NITSCH 1975, Hon. 2015

DAVID NORTON 1962

STEPHEN SALISBURY * II, Founder

ICHABOD WASHBURN*, Founder

RICHARD WHITCOMB* 1943, Hon. 1956



These individuals were nominated by the WPI community and selected through a balloting committee process.  As the name suggests, WPI luminaries have not only achieved the pinnacle of their professions or have made exceptional contributions to humanity or to their field, but they also inspire and light the way for others.



We hope you will join us for the Inaugural Induction Ceremony Wednesday, November 1, 2017. More details to follow.



Sincerely,

Laurie Leshin       Myles Walton ’97

President             Chair, Hall of Luminaries Selection Committee



*Deceased