Whitman Wire

Search Begins for New Assistant Vice President of Communications

Karah Kemmerly

March 21, 2013

Spring has brought some changes for the Whitman Office of Communications. By the start of next school year, the office will have a new assistant vice president of communications and a new web content specialist. Previous Web Content Specialist Phil Thompson recently left Whitman so that he could focus...

Parents’ gifts crucial to growth

Parents' gifts crucial to growth

Hannah Aguirre-Clayshulte

October 18, 2012

Parents might not be immediately present while students are at college; however, parents are still more involved in the lives of students than sending care packages and paying tuition. Parents supply the momentum to keep the college striving for new heights. Maintaining a strong relationship with parent...

Campus examines use of social media

Daniel Kim

October 4, 2012

As technology becomes more central in the daily lives of Americans, colleges all around the nation have begun breaking into social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. "Most of my generation's interactions are online, and we draw heavily on communication online, so Whitman improving and continuing...

‘Now is the Time’ campaign to begin new era of fundraising

Credit: Cade Beck

Allison Work

December 1, 2011

On Friday, Nov. 18, Whitman announced the start of its "Now is the Time" campaign at a dinner for Trustees, alumni and friends of the college in Seattle, WA, kicking off the public phase of a new fundraising endeavor for the college. "It is unusual for a college to go as long as Whitman has gone without...

Upgraded Whitman website to showcase unique aspects of student body

Rose Woodbury

December 1, 2011

Whitman is revamping its website to update its online presence and to better distinguish it from similar schools. The new website, coming out at the end of November, will sport a home page that emphasizes Whitman-specific content more than ever. The new home page will emphasize places across campus s...

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