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Federal Judge who blocked Trump’s immigration ban a Whitman alum

Federal Judge who blocked Trump’s immigration ban a Whitman alum

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor

February 8, 2017

The Federal Judge who temporarily blocked President’s Trump’s controversial immigration ban is a Whitman graduate, with deep ties to the Whitman community. Judge James Robart ‘69 made international news last week for his ruling on a lawsuit filed by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Judge Robart served on the Board of Trustees from 1999-2012 and was Chair of the ...

Board of Trustees States College Will Not Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies

Shelly Le

February 8, 2014

A little more than a year after various student and faculty discussions began regarding Whitman's divestment against fossil fuels, the Whitman Board of Trustees released an official statement on the movement deciding not to pursue divestment at this point in time. The response was sent out in an email by the Associated St...

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