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Rock Bottom: Why is Whitman Not Financially Accessible?

Rock Bottom: Why is Whitman Not Financially Accessible?

Lachlan Johnson and Sarah Cornett

October 28, 2015

Whitman’s endowment is strong, and has grown significantly in recent years. So why does the college continue to struggle to provide access to middle- and low-income students?

Pio Radio Hour Ten

Natalie Berg

April 5, 2015

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: stories of love and language. Listen here! - A conversation with Associate Professor of English Mary Raschko, Taylor Middleton and first-year Robin Rounthwaite about the development of English and dialect. - Students Mira Engel, Chris Hankin, Kai Tsubota, Marta Pi...

Whitman College Ranks Last in Economic Diversity

Emily Lin-Jones

September 11, 2014

Whitman College was placed at the bottom of a statistical survey published on the New York Times website Monday which measured the economic diversity of 97 U.S. colleges. To be considered for the survey, colleges needed to have a graduation rate higher than 75 percent. The survey ranked college...

Numbers in the news

Shelly Le

February 23, 2012

16 million Number of Americans age 12 and older who had taken a prescription pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant or sedative for nonmedical purposes at least once in 2009. 400 Percent increase in substance abuse treatment admissions for prescription pain relievers between 1998 and 2008. ...

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