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Whitman Office of Communications Hires New Staff

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Shelly Le

January 30, 2014

The Whitman Office of Communications has seen a number of changes in the past year. With a new hire and staffing changes in the communications office, the college is hoping to change its marketing and public relations strategy. Chief Communications Officer Michelle Ma and Director of Digital ...

Search Begins for New Assistant Vice President of Communications

Karah Kemmerly

March 21, 2013

Spring has brought some changes for the Whitman Office of Communications. By the start of next school year, the office will have a new assistant vice president of communications and a new web content specialist. Previous Web Content Specialist Phil Thompson recently left Whitman so that he could focus...

College Revamps Website

Maegan Nelson

October 31, 2012

Last week Whitman updated its website to an improved content management system through the software company Ingeniux. The company was founded in 1999 by alumnus Jim Edmunds '78, who has been working closely with Director of Communications Ruth Wardwell and Online Content Manager Phil Thompson on these changes. ...

Campus examines use of social media

Daniel Kim

October 4, 2012

As technology becomes more central in the daily lives of Americans, colleges all around the nation have begun breaking into social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. "Most of my generation's interactions are online, and we draw heavily on communication online, so Whitman improving and continuing...

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