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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 drop in rankings doesn’t necessarily mean Whitman experienced a corresponding drop in quality ...

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 campus. The idea of having a staff position dedicated to sustainability has been in the works for many years. For th...

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 credit to the college's ongoing commitment to academic quality and affordability. Only six o...

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