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Runners Clash with Administration Over Varsity Track

Runners Clash with Administration Over Varsity Track

Jesse Sindelar, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Frustrations have risen among Whitman’s top runners as the push to return the track team to varsity status has met strong resistance from administration. The track program currently functions as a quasi-club sport, competing in various spring meets and invitationals but barred from Conference and Region...

Pay by Credit Policy Change Rankles Students

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Whitman College faculty recently voted to decrease the maximum credits allowed in the College’s pay by credit policy. As of this year, second semester seniors who petition to pay by credit can take up to eight credits, twice as many as the four credits required next year. A working group consisting of faculty, staff...

Whitman Searches for New Dean of Students

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

After more than three and a half decades of involvement in the Whitman community, Chuck Cleveland announced last summer that he planned to retire from his post as Dean of Students following the end of this school year. The administration has been aware of this for some time and formed a search c...

Dr. Alzada Tipton to be next provost & dean of faculty

Dr. Alzada Tipton to be next provost & dean of faculty

Lachlan Johnson, News Editor and Investigative Director
January 28, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Provost & Dean of Faculty is the chief academic officer at the college, in charge of administering the academic program.

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