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Student representatives influence policy from Governing Board Committees

Student representatives influence policy from Governing Board Committees

Lane Barton

October 16, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. From Nov. 5 to Nov. 7, Whitman's Board of Trustees will convene for their fall meeting. While the Board holds ultimate power over the college, students do not have voice or vote on the board. But after years of requests from ASWC for greater representation, in 2013 the Board of ...

ASWC Seeks Formal Student Representation Among Trustees

ASWC Seeks Formal Student Representation Among Trustees

Lachlan Johnson

January 31, 2013

In February, Whitman's Board of Trustees will formally discuss student representation on the Board of Trustees, a long-time goal of leaders of the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC). ASWC administrations have pushed the issue of representation on the Board since the 1970s, without success...

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