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ASWC Finances Find Firm Footing

Lachlan Johnson

April 21, 2016

ASWC is funding more activities than ever: the Whitman Events Board, five campus media organizations, club sports, and the salaries of numerous employees, ASWC is now supporting a record-breaking 67 clubs.

Student Fee Increase Forecasts More Money for Clubs

Lachlan Johnson

February 13, 2014

On Sunday, Feb. 9, the Associated Students of Whitman College raised the student fee to $360 for the next academic year, an increase of $10 from last year. Senators hope the increase will allow more funding for the Whitman Events Board, clubs, campus media organizations and other aspects of student life...

Balancing Act: How Will ASWC Manage More Clubs and a Bigger Budget?

Balancing Act: How Will ASWC Manage More Clubs and a Bigger Budget?

Lachlan Johnson

November 14, 2013

A rising student fee combined with cuts to select clubs' budgets last spring impacted student life on campus this fall, as organizations such as Waiilatpu and Whitman Direct Action struggled to adjust to increased austerity at Whitman. While Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) funding ha...

ASWC Fee (print)

From left: Leann Adams, Tim Reed '15, Marcial Diaz Mejia '13, Kayvon Behroozian '14, and Sam Sadeghi '13.

Lachlan Johnson

February 13, 2013

The ASWC senate voted on Sunday, Feb. 10 to raise the ASWC student fee an additional $14 for the academic year of 2013-14. The fee, now $350 per student, was raised to adjust for inflation and an expected decrease in student body size, as well as to provide more funding for club sports and allow for...

ASWC Fee Raised $14 For 2013-14 Academic Year

ASWC Senate meeting, Feb. 10.  From left: Leann Adams, Tim Reed '15, Marcial Diaz Mejia '13, President Kayvon Behroozian '14, and Sam Sadeghi '13.

Lachlan Johnson

February 10, 2013

The ASWC Senate voted on Sunday, February 10th to raise the ASWC student fee an additional $14 for the academic year of 2013-14. The fee, now $350 per student, was raised to adjust for inflation and an expected decrease in student body size, as well as provide more funding for club sports and allow...

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