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George Bridges: Reflections on a Decade at Whitman

May 18, 2015

Serving as Whitman's president for the past 10 years has been an immense privilege. I've worked with extraordinarily talented people, celebrated impressive accomplishments of many groups and individuals, enjoyed unforgettable and joyous moments with students, faculty and staff, and learned much about...

George Bridges named next president of Evergreen

Emily Lin-Jones

March 16, 2015

The Evergreen State College's Board of Trustees announced today that George Bridges will assume the presidency of the college, starting Oct. 1 of this year. Bridges announced last spring that he would be stepping down from his position at Whitman, and in January he was named as a finalist in Evergreen's open search for a new president. "I'm very excited about...

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