Whitman Wire

Nancy Serrurier– On The Record

Rachel Needham, News Reporter

February 14, 2018

On February 7th, Wire reporter Rachel Needham sat down with Chair-Elect of the Board of Trustees Nancy Serrurier to chat about her ambitions for Whitman. Serrurier has been on the Board for eight years, beginning when her son was a Sophomore at Whitman. She will take over from incumbent Brad McMurchie...

Mellon Grant funds tenure positions

Illustration: Jung Song

Rose Woodbury

November 10, 2011

Last June, Whitman was awarded a $644,000 grant from the Andrew J. Mellon Foundation which will allow eight faculty positions to be converted to tenure-track positions over a four-year period.  This grant can be used for the social sciences and the humanities, so none of the faculty positions being conver...

Whitman applies for grant to promote adjuncts to tenure-track

Karah Kemmerly

October 21, 2010

The Office of Development and College Relations and Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty have been working together for slightly over a year to write a grant proposal for funds to offer eight new tenure-track positions to adjunct faculty members. If the Mellon Foundation, an organization based in New York, funds Whitman's proposal, adding tenure-track positions could preserve Whitman'...

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