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Celebrating the Work and Retirement of Dr. Susan Pickett

Celebrating the Work and Retirement of Dr. Susan Pickett

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor May 10, 2018

As the school year draws to a close, Whitman students and faculty say farewell to Catherine Gould Chism Professor of Music Dr. Susan Pickett, who will be retiring at the end of this semester. Pickett,...

Drawing parallels between self-care and retirement

Zuhra Amini, Columnist March 30, 2017

If you haven’t heard by now, social security is expected to fizzle out partially, if not entirely, by the year 2034. My solution: self-care. But what could I possibly mean by bringing in a practice...

Professors Say Goodbye

Sara Platnik May 17, 2016

Paul Yancey Number of years at Whitman: 35 Department: Biology Plans for next year: Yancey will be doing an SCP phase out program, so he is not technically retiring, but instead will be working...

Marge Jessee, Beloved Post Office Supervisor, Retires

November 12, 2015
Marge Jessee, beloved Post Office Supervisor, retires after 18 years at Whitman.

Bob Carson Leaves 40 Year Legacy of Enthusiasm

Audrey Kelly May 18, 2015

Even when the current managing editor of The Pioneer and ASWC senator balked at the slope ahead of her, Bob Carson was unafraid. Granted he had years more of experience with sledding down sand dunes, but...

Outgoing professors explore personal projects and changing college dynamics

Taneeka Hansen May 16, 2011

Whitman students will notice eight missing faces in the faculty when they come back in the fall. Two professors will leave Whitman to pursue projects and teach elsewhere. Six more faculty members will...

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