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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

New endowed chair in computer science expands department

Anabelle Dillard, News Reporter April 7, 2022

In honor of President Kathy Murray’s retirement, the computer science (CS) department received a $2 million donation from Christina and Peter Dawson, parents of Adam Dawson ’16, that will create and...

New Computer Science Department Takes Shape

Sara Platnick September 24, 2015
Whitman College made new additions this year to its computer science department, welcoming new professor Janet Davis and remodeled classrooms in Olin Hall. This year is the first year that Whitman will offer computer science as a minor to students. While the college has administered classes in computer science in the past, the department has expanded its course offering to include a Human-Computer Interaction class and 400 level Special Topics courses that will be determined in the future.
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