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GSI Year-in Review

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under NEWS

On October 21, 2015, then Provost and Dean of Faculty Pat Spencer announced that faculty would not be receiving course releases for their participation in the Global Studies Initiative. The decision effectively suspended the program while placing it under external review. Over the past year a panel c...

Arabic at Whitman

Sarah Cornett
September 20, 2012
Filed under NEWS, News Highlight

Mandarin, Spanish, English, Hindi, Arabic. These are the five most commonly spoken languages in the world, and Whitman consistently offers courses in three. While Hindi has never been offered at Whitman, Arabic has been offered sporadically in recent years. The current lack of Arabic classes recently ga...

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