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Whitman College: Homebase for All

Whitman College: Homebase for All

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter

September 26, 2019

As Whitman's class of 2023 finishes up their first month of college, they also make history as the institution’s most diverse class yet. 425 students make up this class, coming from 34 states and 25 countries. Over one in four first-years identifies as a student of color, 11.2 percent as international s...

A Merger and a Whole Lot More

A Merger and a Whole Lot More

Chris Hankin, News Editor

September 12, 2017

Josh Jensen splits his week between the Boyer and Penrose houses. Two days at the former, three at the latter. His movement across campus is the most visible change since the merger of the Communications and Admissions departments. Jensen has been with the college for just over a year now. He arrived...

Admission Accepts Fewer Transfer Students This Spring

Anna Zheng

February 6, 2014

This spring, Whitman welcomed one first-time student and six transfers, a decrease from the 12 students admitted at the start of last spring. Though the number of admitted students in the spring may vary wildly from year to year, admission officers say that the criteria for admission remain the same. "Most...

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