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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

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New Admissions Center staff Katherine Buckley (left) and Sadie Nott (right).  Photo by Charlie Li.

New staff bring fresh perspectives to admissions

Allison Work September 6, 2012
The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid brought new faces to campus this summer after former admission officers decided to leave Whitman for other positions. Three admission officers are replacing outgoing officers Katie DePonty and PJ Petrone, and a nationwide search is in progress to replace Kevin Dyerly, former director of admissions.

Visit Scholarship Program breaks boundaries

Molly Johanson November 17, 2011
For about 80 high school seniors considering Whitman, the Visit Scholarship Program offers students an expense-paid trip to visit the campus.
Illustrators: Julie Peterson

Admissions switch to need-sensitive provokes concerns

Allison Work November 10, 2011
Recently, students have been raising concerns regarding the switch in the admissions policy from need-blind to need-sensitive admission. At an ASWC town hall meeting Oct. 24 and in comments since then, students have discussed the policy, especially in terms of its effect on the diversity and the makeup of campus.
Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

Falling diversity rates present opportunity for dialogue

Sandra Matsevilo September 22, 2011
Is Whitman a diverse campus? Feature investigates the cultural make-up of the class of 2015. Though many students complain about the lack of diversity at Whitman on a regular basis, this year they may have more cause for concern.
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