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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...

Who Rules the School? Trustees and Transparency

Lachlan Johnson

February 4, 2016

This week a small group of powerful people will meet behind closed doors to decide the future of Whitman College, as the Board of Trustees hold one of their three annual meetings.

Murray first sitting president to attend ASWC meeting in over a decade

Ellen Ivens-Duran

December 10, 2015

President Murray becomes the first sitting president in over a decade to speak at an ASWC meeting.

Students Have Little Insight Into Governing Boards

Students Have Little Insight Into Governing Boards

Rachel Alexander

November 15, 2012

The 15 members of Whitman's Board of Trustees have the power to set tuition, hire and fire the president and guide long-term policy for the college. In spite of the influence they wield on campus, most students have relatively little knowledge about what actually occurs at Trustee and committee meetings, something this year's ASWC administration is hoping to change. ...

Administration hosts lunches, visits Greek chapters in effort towards greater transparency

Administration hosts lunches, visits Greek chapters in effort towards greater transparency

Galen Bernard

November 18, 2009

Show me the money, students are demanding of the Whitman administration, as financial concerns have come to the forefront of their relationship with Memorial. The administration is responding with increased outreach from individuals such as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer  Peter Harvey and P...

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