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Visiting Professors Balance Uncertainty, Passion

Visiting Professors Balance Uncertainty, Passion

Andy Monserud

February 13, 2014

Among the various types of faculty on the Whitman campus, the visiting professor holds an unusual place.  Though most stay for only one year, there always seem to be plenty around.  As a result, the visiting professor presents something of a mystery to Whitman College students. Why are there so many?...

Meet the Visiting Professors

Isabel Mills

September 19, 2013

This year, Whitman College is fortunate to have a great variety of visiting professors. Although they have only been here for a short time, the professors all expressed a love for the Whitman community and its students. In fact, all four professors mentioned their appreciation for the great feeling of...

The Secret Lives of Professors

The Secret Lives of Professors

Karah Kemmerly

September 19, 2013

Find out what some of your professors do when they're not teaching classes. The Pioneer interviews artist professors, visiting professors and the 2013 winner of the Alumni Association Faculty Award for Service.

Fine arts departments welcome new professors

Mallory Martin

September 13, 2012

The performing arts around campus just got a facelift with three new professors joining the Whitman team. Coming to us from around the country and the world, these gentlemen will have plenty to contribute to the campus. Alumnus Jimmy Maize '02, recipient of the Pete Reid Award for Young Alumni in...

Mellon Grant funds tenure positions

Mellon Grant funds tenure positions

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...

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