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Whitman Tech Services settles into new home

Whitman Tech Services settles into new home

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017

The Whitman College Technology Center recently reached its six month mark at the new office across the street from College House, and tech employees are already seeing the positive impacts. Before July of 2016, Whitman College tech staff was spread out amongst Olin Hall, Hunter Conservatory and the oth...

WCTS upgrades swipe access system

Emily Lin-Jones

September 13, 2012

Whitman College Technology Services (WCTS) updated Whitman's swipe access and ID card systems for the new academic year, allowing for faster and more efficient programming of new cards. The switchover to the new swipe system happened in March, with the new system going live on May 25. Although the update happened in the wake of ...

Ten months later, Van Neste case closed

Libby Arnosti

September 6, 2012

Nearly 10 months after a Whitman student was accused of second-degree burglary and identity theft, his case was finally closed at the Walla Walla Courthouse on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Pleading guilty to the amended charges of third-degree theft and first-degree trespassing, 22-year-old Simon Van Neste was...

Trial date set for former Whitman student charged with ID theft, burglary

Shelly Le

March 1, 2012

A trial date for a former Whitman student who has been charged with identity theft in the second degree and burglary in the second degree has been set. Simon Van Neste was arrested last year on Oct. 27 and was detained for four days in the Walla Walla County Corrections Facility. According to the...

Security breaches on Whitman campus prompt changes in swipe system

Shelly Le

November 3, 2011

This article was co-authored by Patricia Vanderbilt. On the Whitman campus, Whitman ID cards are both credit card and key. One swipe allows access to dorms and other campus buildings, authorizes purchases to a student account, charges meals or flex dollars from a Bon Appétit meal plan and checks...

Dan Terrio appointed new Chief Information Officer

Credit: Faith Bernstein

Karah Kemmerly

September 8, 2011

After a long and in-depth search process last spring, Dan Terrio has been appointed new Chief Information Officer at Whitman. He is the successor of previous CIO Keiko Pitter, who retired last year. Terrio has been working in the field of technology for more than 20 years, most recently as CIO of Lewis...

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