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Search Committee Prepares to Pick Next President

Search Committee Prepares to Pick Next President

Ben Caldwell

April 10, 2014

The moment that President Bridges announced his imminent resignation in February, wheels were set in motion to find his successor. The search will be nationwide and exhaustive, and it will require hard work, expertise and months of dedicated service from those chosen to serve on the presidential search committe...

Board of Trustees States College Will Not Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies

Shelly Le

February 8, 2014

A little more than a year after various student and faculty discussions began regarding Whitman's divestment against fossil fuels, the Whitman Board of Trustees released an official statement on the movement deciding not to pursue divestment at this point in time. The response was sent out in an email by the Associated St...

More Student Representatives to Join Governing Committees

Emily Lin-Jones

March 7, 2013

More students will be sitting on governing board committees alongside trustees, overseers and faculty next year, announced ASWC President Kayvon Behroozian at an ASWC Senate meeting on Sunday, March 3. Following conversations with several trustees last week, including the Board of Trustees' chair...

The Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees

Talia Rudee

November 15, 2012

You've heard the name thrown around: the Board of Trustees––"The Board of Trustees is on campus this weekend," or "Come to this networking event with the Board of Trustees"––but many Whitties have no idea what exactly this mysterious group is. The Whitman College Board of Trustees is one of...

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