Whitman Wire

Care to Vote?

Dani Schlenker, Opinion Columnist

September 23, 2018

Have you ever complained or made negative comments about our current governmental administration? If so, are you over 18? Are you registered to vote? Unless you are an international or otherwise undocumented student at Whitman College, there is no reason not to be registered. No matter your views, no matter...

ASWC To Expand Student Presence on Governing Committees

Emily Lin-Jones

March 4, 2013

ASWC President Kayvon Behroozian announced at the ASWC Senate meeting on Sunday evening, March 3 that there will be expanded student representation within Whitman's governing board committees next year. Following conversations with Peter van Oppen and Nancy Serrurier, respectively chair and vice chair...

Board Editorial: Student Representation Critical for Meaningful Campus Governance

Editorial Board

February 7, 2013

Over the next few days, Whitman's Board of Trustees will convene on campus for their most important meeting of the year. During their February meeting, the trustees approve next year's budget, set tuition for the college and make decisions about a number of development projects and long-term plans which...

ASWC Seeks Formal Student Representation Among Trustees

ASWC Seeks Formal Student Representation Among Trustees

Lachlan Johnson

January 31, 2013

In February, Whitman's Board of Trustees will formally discuss student representation on the Board of Trustees, a long-time goal of leaders of the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC). ASWC administrations have pushed the issue of representation on the Board since the 1970s, without success...

Curriculum committee begins collaborating

Illustration: Emily Johnson

Karah Kemmerly

September 22, 2011

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, Whitman's newly-formed curriculum committee had its first meeting. Formed at the end of last year in order to grapple with the problem of course compression, the committee is working towards making the curriculum better address student needs. At the meeting, the committee discuss...

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