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Required Attendance at Commencement Creates Conflicts for Seniors

Required Attendance at Commencement Creates Conflicts for Seniors

North Bennett, News Writer

March 3, 2016

Seniors are required to attend commencement to receive their diploma, barring an exemption. This still can create scheduling conflicts for seniors.

Registrar’s office seeks to improve pre-registration

Registrar’s office seeks to improve pre-registration

Sam Jacobson

November 13, 2014

For students at Whitman, registration often means navigating the tricky business of choosing between classes, attempting to gain consent from professors and in some cases coping with less than ideal registration times. With the goal of bringing order and equity to this sometimes crazy process, the Registrar's...

State of the State Provides Students Real-World Experience

State of the State Provides Students Real-World Experience

River Sterne

October 23, 2013

At Whitman College, most students agree that their classes are vital in developing their personal and academic passions. Certain classes have a reputation for bringing the best out of students, allowing them to immerse themselves in areas in which they are interested. One of the classes that best fits this des...

Registrar Updates Transcript Delivery Services

Maegan Nelson

October 25, 2012

Following recent changes in the Registrar's Office, transcript delivery can now be achieved online. These changes make use of the programs Transcripts on Demand and eSCRIP-SAFE. These two web delivery services allow students and alumni to request their transcripts online and then immediately send...

Waitlist system strives to meet student, professor needs

Waitlist system strives to meet student, professor needs

Karah Kemmerly

January 27, 2011

After making adjustments to the logistics of waitlisting classes, the Registrar's Office still lacks an ideal method for placing waitlisted students into classes. Last April, the Registrar shifted from managing electronic waitlists with a computer system called Datatel to requiring professors to manage their own waitlist...

Whitman should change its course registration system

Zach Duffy

November 11, 2010

November 5 marked the beginning of Whitman's spring semester registration period, and with it the mad rush of students trying to get into their most desired classes. I watched on helplessly this past Friday as seniors registered and my course options dwindled. I wanted to take Aaron Bobrow-Strain's Genealogie...

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