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Whitman Admissions Adopts Test Optional Application Process

Kate Grumbles

September 22, 2016

The Whitman Office of Admissions announced on September 20 that standardized tests would no longer be mandatory for applicants to Whitman College. This change comes on the heels of a nearly unanimous vote by faculty on September 7 to erase the wording in the Faculty Code that required standardized te...

ASWC’s Plans for This Year

Georgia Lyon, News Editor

September 15, 2016

ASWC is back and on track to explore new policies with a group of people who have a variety of talents and experiences. This academic year, The Associated Student of Whitman College (ASWC) intends to address issues related to inclusion, communication and efficiency. Throughout the year, ASWC wil...

New and Returning ASWC Leaders Discuss Goals

Georgia Lyon

September 27, 2015

The Associated Students of Whitman College is preparing to pursue new measures with the help of the existing leadership and the first year senators elected on September 22.

ASWC resolution advocates switch to test-free admissions

Annie Roge

October 23, 2014

A resolution calling for the Whitman College administration to stop requiring future Whitman applicants to report standardized test scores was passed unanimously by ASWC last Sunday. Changing admissions policies to be test-optional has seen a significant amount of support in recent years in the liberal...

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