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  • Academic Services | Whittier College
    Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Academics Homepage Majors Minors Whittier offers more than 30 majors and minors across departments and interdisciplinary and pre professional programs Learn more Graduate Programs Those seeking an advanced degree from Whittier College can pursue the program in education or in law Learn more Active Learning At Whittier education goes beyond the confines of campus Students go out into the community to gain experience for the real world Learn more Prev Next In This Section Academics Mobile Menu Academics Home Departments Programs Majors Minors Pre Professional Programs Graduate Programs Liberal Education Program Goals Objectives Curriculum in Context Whittier Scholars Program Active Learning Centers of Distinction Faculty Masters Program International Study Summer Program Library Academic Services Honors Awards Honor Societies Academic Awards Fellowships Nerhood Teaching Award Academic Administration VP for Academic Affairs Registrar s Office Institutional Research Assessment Academic Requirements Policies Procedures You are here Home Academics Academic Services Academic Services On 3 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments At Whittier support is available both inside and outside the classroom From tutoring help to assistance in securing an internship students have access to plenty on resources campus to make the most of their time here Academic Support Services Bonnie Bell Wardman Library Bookstore Center for Advising and Academic Success CAAS Institutional Research Assessment Disability Services Fellowships First Year Program Media Services Office of International Programs Office

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  • Honors & Awards | Whittier College
    Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Academics Homepage Majors Minors Whittier offers more than 30 majors and minors across departments and interdisciplinary and pre professional programs Learn more Graduate Programs Those seeking an advanced degree from Whittier College can pursue the program in education or in law Learn more Active Learning At Whittier education goes beyond the confines of campus Students go out into the community to gain experience for the real world Learn more Prev Next In This Section Academics Mobile Menu Academics Home Departments Programs Majors Minors Pre Professional Programs Graduate Programs Liberal Education Program Goals Objectives Curriculum in Context Whittier Scholars Program Active Learning Centers of Distinction Faculty Masters Program International Study Summer Program Library Academic Services Honors Awards Honor Societies Academic Awards Fellowships Nerhood Teaching Award Academic Administration VP for Academic Affairs Registrar s Office Institutional Research Assessment Academic Requirements Policies Procedures You are here Home Academics Honors Awards Honors Awards On 3 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Honoring student academic achievement takes place in multiple ways at Whittier College From national honor societies to the biannual Dean s List to academic honors and distinction in the major recognized during Commencement we take pride in and recognize academic achievement Currently Whittier operates local chapters of more than a dozen national honorary academic and leadership societies and in 2007 received the Premier Octavio Paz the highest award given by Spanish honor society Sigma Delta Pi for three consecutive years of outstanding service and activities In addition Whittier College annually awards honors for outstanding academic achievement leadership and service to the community during Honors

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  • Faculty & Academic Administration | Whittier College
    Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Academics Homepage Majors Minors Whittier offers more than 30 majors and minors across departments and interdisciplinary and pre professional programs Learn more Graduate Programs Those seeking an advanced degree from Whittier College can pursue the program in education or in law Learn more Active Learning At Whittier education goes beyond the confines of campus Students go out into the community to gain experience for the real world Learn more Prev Next In This Section Academics Mobile Menu Academics Home Departments Programs Majors Minors Pre Professional Programs Graduate Programs Liberal Education Program Goals Objectives Curriculum in Context Whittier Scholars Program Active Learning Centers of Distinction Faculty Masters Program International Study Summer Program Library Academic Services Honors Awards Honor Societies Academic Awards Fellowships Nerhood Teaching Award Academic Administration VP for Academic Affairs Registrar s Office Institutional Research Assessment Academic Requirements Policies Procedures You are here Home Academics Faculty Academic Administration Faculty Academic Administration On 3 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments The Whittier College faculty and academic administration exhibit a rare quality in American higher education a commitment to balancing the teaching of undergraduate students with scholarly accomplishment Our finest teachers are also nationally recognized scholars who have won awards for their books research and other creative activities The Whittier College faculty has a strong history of receiving National Science Foundation and National Endowment for the

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  • About | Whittier College
    Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni About Homepage Mission Vision Whittier College is a residential four year liberal arts institution that prepares students to excel in a complex global society Learn more Facts Figures Whittier offers a choice of 30 majors in 23 disciplines or the option of a self designed major through the Whittier Scholars Program Read more Whittier s History Through its 125 years of history and heritage Whittier College has had much to be proud of and celebrate Read more Prev Next In This Section About Mobile About Home Facts Figures Mission Vision Diversity History Traditions The Rock Notable Alumni President s Office Campus Leadership President Biography President s Pen Past Presidents Senior Administration Board of Trustees Advisory Councils Assessment Accreditation Visit Whittier Campus Map Directions Parking Accommodations Shopping Restaurants City of Whittier College Within the City Greater Los Angeles Area Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Greenleaf Gallery Broadoaks School School Song Alma Mater You are here Home About About On 5 Dec 2013 By mramos1 0 Comments Since its founding in 1887 Whittier College has been a place of academic innovation where a community of learners pushes past constraints and measured ways of doing things embracing the bold and the cutting edge Here students and professors alike reach across academic dividing lines to discover the interconnectedness of ideas As a result students gain an intellectual grounding that will serve them throughout their lives as scholars professionals and responsible world citizens Whittier College is a four year residential liberal arts college that pushes students to question

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  • Facts & Figures | Whittier College
    more Whittier s History Through its 125 years of history and heritage Whittier College has had much to be proud of and celebrate Read more Prev Next In This Section About Mobile About Home Facts Figures Mission Vision Diversity History Traditions The Rock Notable Alumni President s Office Campus Leadership President Biography President s Pen Past Presidents Senior Administration Board of Trustees Advisory Councils Assessment Accreditation Visit Whittier Campus Map Directions Parking Accommodations Shopping Restaurants City of Whittier College Within the City Greater Los Angeles Area Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Greenleaf Gallery Broadoaks School School Song Alma Mater You are here Home About Facts Figures Facts Figures On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends in 1887 and named in honor of the Quaker poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier Whittier College continues to honor its Quaker heritage through a commitment to community diversity and finding common ground with people the world over The College however has been secular since the 1940s The school mascot Johnny Poet carries a big pen it s mightier than the sword after all and appears on numerous lists of the most unique mascots in America Whittier College is one of a very few colleges or universities to have graduated a U S President Richard M Nixon 34 Richard Nixon served as student body president co founded the Orthogonian Society and was an excellent debater All courses at Whittier are taught by faculty not teaching assistants The student faculty ratio is 13 to 1 making familiarity and mentorship possible Whittier offers students a choice of 31 majors and a variety of minors and program options Students of color constitute about 60 of the College s student body making Whittier one of the most diverse

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  • President's Office & Campus Leadership | Whittier College
    Mission Vision Whittier College is a residential four year liberal arts institution that prepares students to excel in a complex global society Learn more Facts Figures Whittier offers a choice of 30 majors in 23 disciplines or the option of a self designed major through the Whittier Scholars Program Read more Whittier s History Through its 125 years of history and heritage Whittier College has had much to be proud of and celebrate Read more Prev Next In This Section About Mobile About Home Facts Figures Mission Vision Diversity History Traditions The Rock Notable Alumni President s Office Campus Leadership President Biography President s Pen Past Presidents Senior Administration Board of Trustees Advisory Councils Assessment Accreditation Visit Whittier Campus Map Directions Parking Accommodations Shopping Restaurants City of Whittier College Within the City Greater Los Angeles Area Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Greenleaf Gallery Broadoaks School School Song Alma Mater You are here Home About President s Office Campus Leadership President s Office Campus Leadership On 11 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Greetings I am truly honored to serve as Whittier College s 14th president and delighted to lead this venerable institution Our College s namesake John Greenleaf Whittier was one of this country s foremost poets of place To get to know and truly understand this place I urge you all to come to Whittier s beautiful campus to explore our library and athletics facilities and to talk with our faculty and students Get to know our alumni who have gone on to become leaders in their chosen professions This is a vibrant challenging and friendly academic community dedicated to liberal learning diversity and educating students to make a difference in the world This College is a place where students learn to let their lives speak a principle

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  • Assessment | Whittier College
    programs an opportunity to engage in a comprehensive analysis of student learning Regular reviews of academic programs department or interdisciplinary program are an essential element of ensuring that the academic programs at Whittier College are vital current effective and challenging Every academic program should undergo a full review at least every five years Self studies are intended to be comprehensive and thoughtful summaries of the current programs its recent history and its future plans in the context of the discipline In order to broaden campus wide understanding of various programs and facilitate academic planning on a broad scale Self studies will be submitted to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment and the Assessment Committee of the faculty who are charged to perform an Internal Review Each department program has a mission statement and learning outcomes specific to their discipline as well as to our liberal education program Departments Programs are also asked to complete a Curricular Map and Long term Assessment Plan in year two of the assessment cycle The curricular map provides a visual of where and to what extent each of the department s program s learning outcomes are being addressed In years three thru five departments are asked to submit yearly assessment plans and reports assessing at least one of their learning outcomes or an implicit explicit curriculum so that at the end of the cycle multiple outcomes curriculums have been assessed Such factors as planned leaves and sabbaticals scheduled accreditation visits and distribution among the academic divisions will be considered in scheduling reviews This schedule does not however mean that departments are to assess their work and make changes only as part of formal reviews The formal review should rather be seen as analogous to FPC s periodic reviews of individual faculty the self study

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  • WASC Accreditation | Whittier College
    Whittier offers a choice of 30 majors in 23 disciplines or the option of a self designed major through the Whittier Scholars Program Read more Whittier s History Through its 125 years of history and heritage Whittier College has had much to be proud of and celebrate Read more Prev Next In This Section About Mobile About Home Facts Figures Mission Vision Diversity History Traditions The Rock Notable Alumni President s Office Campus Leadership President Biography President s Pen Past Presidents Senior Administration Board of Trustees Advisory Councils Assessment Accreditation Visit Whittier Campus Map Directions Parking Accommodations Shopping Restaurants City of Whittier College Within the City Greater Los Angeles Area Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Greenleaf Gallery Broadoaks School School Song Alma Mater You are here Home About WASC Accreditation WASC Accreditation On 27 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Institutional Accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges WASC assures the college community general public and local organizations that Whittier College is in compliance with federal standards WASC is one of six official academic bodies in the United States that is charged with the accreditation of Whittier College At Whittier an accredited institution assessment and reflection are critical components to continuing and reinforcing our mission as an institution of higher education Our theme based approach to our 4 C s Community Culture Connections and Communication represents an on going project that engages the community in setting goals and evaluating our progress and accountability towards them WASC accreditation is also an opportunity for Whittier College to demonstrate the involvement from stakeholders from all levels The WASC steering group led by the Vice President and Academic Dean helps guide multiple standing committees departments and working groups in data gathering and analysis for the purpose of institutional review and evaluation

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