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Student representatives influence policy from Governing Board Committees

Student representatives influence policy from Governing Board Committees

Lane Barton

October 16, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. From Nov. 5 to Nov. 7, Whitman's Board of Trustees will convene for their fall meeting. While the Board holds ultimate power over the college, students do not have voice or vote on the board. But after years of requests from ASWC for greater representation, in 2013 the Board of ...

ASWC must improve spaces for engagement

Blair Hanley Frank

April 12, 2012

ASWC faces a crisis of engagement. The Executive Council forum last week was attended by no more than 20 people (myself included). Given that members of the EC will sit on key college committees and can affect Whitman's direction for years to come, it was appalling to me to see so few people show up....

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