Dr. Whitehurst is the recipient of the Association’s first Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, created to acknowledge and provide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence.
A community advocate, Dr. Whitehurst is a lifelong lover of the arts and a decades-long, steadfast supporter of the Santa Barbara arts community. He is the publisher of CASA Magazine and serves on the boards of Santa Barbara Beautiful, Downtown Santa Barbara and the Park and Recreation Community Foundation. He co-teaches (along with his partner Kerry Methner) an Adult Education psychology class called “Turning Points in Thought from Film”.
We are very proud to aknowledge Dr. Whithurst’s incredible work in our community and continued support of Pacifica Graduate Institute.