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Communication mishap delays student trustee referendum

Lachlan Johnson

October 16, 2014

Due to a failure in communication, the Student Trustee Resolution passed by the student body in a referendum last spring was never communicated to the Board of Trustees. Last May, students voted to pass the Student Trustee Resolution, marking the first time in recent memory that students have vot...

Student representatives influence policy from Governing Board Committees

Student representatives influence policy from Governing Board Committees

Lane Barton

October 16, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. From Nov. 5 to Nov. 7, Whitman's Board of Trustees will convene for their fall meeting. While the Board holds ultimate power over the college, students do not have voice or vote on the board. But after years of requests from ASWC for greater representation, in 2013 the Board of ...

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...

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