Marjorie Whitney

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • 1939-1968: quadrupled the enrollment size of KU’s Department of Design as Chair
  • Founder of the Kansas Designer Craftsman Exhibition, one of the major exhibitions of its type in the country
  • Illustrator for six children’s books and advisor to the children’s section of the World Book Chicago in Color
  • 1973: President of the Lawrence Art Guild
  • 1974: Honored by Hallmark Cards, Inc. for her outstanding years of work training many of the company’s artists