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Sabbaticals Benefit Students, Faculty Alike

Sabbaticals Benefit Students, Faculty Alike

Helen Angell

March 13, 2014

While professors on sabbatical do not teach classes and usually do not advise students or serve on committees, a professor's sabbatical could never be described as "time off." The sabbatical program is an essential part of the Whitman College faculty's ongoing professional development and provides num...

Walla Walla Community Moves to Restore Public Pool

Walla Walla Community Moves to Restore Public Pool

Lorah Steichen

October 23, 2013

Despite the fact that temperatures in Walla Walla are known to spike above 100 degrees Fahrenheit each summer, the community has no access to a public pool facility, which could provide escape from the sweltering heat.  With the exception of Jefferson Park Pool, a shallow pool open only to those 10...

Faculty value continued athleticism

Libby Arnosti

March 3, 2011

There's no doubt that Whitman students are an active bunch: about three out of every four Whitties participate in athletics through  varsity sports, club teams and intramural leagues. But not all athletes at Whitman are students. From squash to soccer to swimming, faculty and staff members--many of...

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