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Inside Whitman’s creative courses

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter February 2, 2023

One of the most common ways people poke fun at liberal arts colleges is by joking about the hyperspecificity of courses. Although Whitman’s course catalogue is home to many obscure classes, student...

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New biology, chemistry professors help meet course demand, expand elective offerings

Allison Bolgiano April 19, 2012

The chemistry and biology departments have each added one new tenure track professor for the 2012-2013 academic year to diversify upper level offerings and to help meet the high demand for introductory...

Third course not the charm for Whitman faculty

Eric Nickeson-Mendheim October 17, 2009

Whitman faculty, feeling the stress of large course loads, advising and overseeing senior theses, are working on a proposal to decrease their teaching load. A proposal from the Feasibility Study Committee...

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