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Strategic Priorities Discussed at Feedback Forums

April 5, 2018

This past week, the Strategic Planning Committee released an update on the planning process over the past months and hosted three feedback sessions with the greater Whitman community. The document emailed...

Draft for New Mission Statement Revised

Differences between the Sept. 22 and updated Nov. 28 mission statement drafts shared by President Murray.
November 29, 2017

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, President Kathleen Murray sent an updated draft of the college’s proposed mission statement to student listservs. According to the email, the newest draft is based on “extensive...

Brad McMurchie – On the Record

November 7, 2017

Nearing the halfway point in his last year as Chair of the Board of Trustees, Brad McMurchie ‘84 sat down with The Wire News Editor Chris Hankin to chat about Whitman’s Strategic Priorities. What...

Whitman Prepares for Mission Statement Adjustment

October 11, 2017

On Sept. 15, Whitman College President Kathy Murray announced a plan to redraft the institution’s mission statement. “When I was a candidate for Whitman’s presidency,” Murray wrote in an email...

A Merger and a Whole Lot More

Attributed to Bob MacDonnell
Josh Jensen fills new role as Vice President for Enrollment and Communications
September 12, 2017

Josh Jensen splits his week between the Boyer and Penrose houses. Two days at the former, three at the latter. His movement across campus is the most visible change since the merger of the Communications...

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