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Tuition, salary increases chosen for 2015-16

Lane Barton

March 12, 2015

February's Governing Board meetings resulted in the approval of a new budget for the 2015-16 academic year, which includes a three percent tuition increase along with salary increases of 3.5 percent for staff and three percent for faculty. The tuition increase is similar to the 2.9 percent increase...

Whitman’s Yearly Tuition Increase Lowest in Decade

Emily Lin-Jones

March 20, 2014

The Board of Trustees have set tuition to $44,440 for the 2014-2015 academic year, a 2.9 percent increase from last year. Room and board costs and the Associated Students of Whitman College fee were also raised to $11,228 and $360 respectively, according to an email President George Bridges sent out...

Whitman Sets Lowest Tuition Increase in a Decade

Emily Lin-Jones

April 11, 2013

Whitman recently sent out letters to parents, announcing that tuition is set for $43,150 for the 2013-2014 academic year. This marks an increase of 3.25 percent, the lowest increase in the past decade, down from last year's increase of 4 percent. This increase is consistent with tuition increases...

Tuition Raise, Renovations, Student Representation Discussed at Latest Trustee Meeting

Rachel Alexander

February 14, 2013

Whitman's Board of Trustees approved the college's proposed budget during their meeting last week, as well as plans for renovating Baker Faculty Center, Memorial and the outdoor tennis courts. Representatives from ASWC also met with members of the Board of Trustees to discuss the possibility of having...

Growing tuition outpaces family income

Growing tuition outpaces family income

Shelly Le

April 5, 2012

Whitman College recently released its student fees for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Tuition for next year is set at $41,790, a four percent increase from last year's tuition. This is the lowest tuition increase the college has had since 2000. Despite this lower-than-average tuition increase, the growing...

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