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Students criticize national college rankings in light of the new U.S. News and World Report rating

Grace Jackson, News Reporter September 30, 2021

Whitman jumped nine spots to #38 on the U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of National Liberal Arts colleges, up from last year’s position at #47. Every year, U.S. News and World Report ranks...

Responding to Whitman’s Forbes Ranking Drop

Kate Grumbles, News Editor December 5, 2017

When the Forbes list of “America’s Top Colleges 2017” was released this August, Whitman was ranked #78. This is a drop of 25 spots from our rank of #53 in 2016.   Whitman Ranking Infographic This...

Image Wrong Focus For Sustainability Staff Position

Image Wrong Focus For Sustainability Staff Position

Danielle Broida November 15, 2012

An unquestioned buzz has permeated the green community at Whitman over ASWC's recent initiative for a staff position to bottom-line environmental campaigns, internships and long-term "green goals" on...

Magazine names Whitman 20th ‘best value’ nationally

Andy Jobanek November 4, 2009

Whitman stands as the 20th "Best Value in Liberal Arts Colleges" according to Kiplinger's 2009 rankings. That marks a significant improvement from last year's 28th place ranking, an improvement administrators...

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