WPI Hall of Luminaries

DEPARTMENT(S): 
June 20, 2017

 

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