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Out of balance together: Faculty juggle teaching and parenting

Photo contributed by Scott Elliot.

Abby Main, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2020

When asked how she is balancing teaching with parenting young kids, Associate Professor of English Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel’s response was simple: “There is no balance.”  “As I type this email, my daughter is barking like a dog,” she said. “In a bit, I'll switch off with my husband, the ...

Despite the Stress, Seniors Endure Exams Regardless of Future Path

Audrey Kelly

February 5, 2015

If one is to leave Whitman College to be a salmon fisher, why write an extensive thesis utilizing current theory to analyze sociological phenomena? It is not unheard of for Whitman students to go from being grilled by a panel of experts in the field of geology in April to foaming milk for the perfect...

State book awards include faculty work

Professor Scott Elliott. Photo by Hayley Turner.

James Kennedy

October 9, 2014

Whitman Professor Scott Elliott's 2013 novel, "Temple Grove," has become a finalist in the Washington State Book Awards for fiction. The winner of the award will be announced in Seattle on Oct. 10, and the competition includes "We Live in Water" by Jess Walters, author of the New York Times best seller...

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