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Whitman Wire

President Murray installed as 14th President

President Murray installed as 14th President

Lane Barton September 24, 2015
A crowd filled Cordiner Hall on Friday, Sep. 18 for the Presidential Instillation of Dr. Kathleen Murray, which officially welcomed Murray as the 14th president of Whitman College. The installation was attended by a wide range of members of the Whitman and Walla Walla communities, and included individuals representing 30 different academic institutions across the country. A variety of speakers spent time praising Murray’s credentials and expressed eagerness to work with her in the coming years, while Murray herself spoke about her eagerness to help students succeed as the college moves forward under her leadership.

Financial aid cuts leave some students short

Lane Barton September 17, 2015
While Whitman's aid process works for most people, as evidenced by the relatively low average debt with which students leave, it does not work for all. Unusual family circumstances can result in students' aid being cut during their later years in college, when it is more difficult to transfer both emotionally and academically.

Cities make or break college campuses

Audrey Kelly September 25, 2014

Students transferring to and from Whitman College worry about more than the campus when deciding to try a new place. For some, location can make or break a college experience. "College is a short time...

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