Apply for the Oversight Committee!

The Oversight Committee is a five-member committee in charge of running elections on campus, handling any complaints about ASWC, and acting as an impartial body to help ASWC understand the By-laws and Constitution that govern it.  They attend weekly Oversight and Senate committee meetings as well as all Senate meetings and supervise various other ASWC entities. Thorough knowledge of ASWC’s Constitution and By-laws as well as Robert’s Rules of Order is an integral part of the Oversight Committee. Committee members receive training and support in their role as well as a small stipend. Work outside of weekly meetings is expected and the time commitment is approximately 5-8 hours per week.

Three open positions on the Council on Student Affairs

The Council convenes when a serious infraction of Whitman’s policy has taken place, with grievances ranging from Title IX to Plagiarism. It is made up of students, faculty, and staff, and meets irregularly. Because of balance requirements, we are seeking one male senior and one female senior for the Council, as well as one male alternate (either senior or sophomore).

Applications are due September 16th. Interested students should email to apply!

Two open positions on the Nominations Committee

Become an appointed member to the ASWC Nominations Committee. The Nominations Committee reviews applications, conducts interviews, and selects students to serve in a variety of important positions on campus. Members will gain unique insight into the selection process, and will learn how to effectively and critically analyze cover letters, resumes, and interviews, and how to select the best suited applicants for each position.

Applications are due September 10th. Interested students should email to apply!

Power and Privilege Symposium Committee Chairperson Applications are now available!

The Power & Privilege Symposium is student driven and is currently seeking student leaders to fill the following positions:

  1. Content Sub-Committee Chairperson
  2. Logistics Sub-Commitee Chairperson
  3. Communications Sub-Committee Chairperson

Applications are due by 9/9/14.

Email with any questions!

Run ​for the Sustainability Director Position!

The ASWC Sustainability Director will sit on the college’s Sustainability Advisory Committee and will perform community outreach and advocate for greater sustainability while meeting regularly with the ASWC Vice-President. This position will receive a reasonable working budget from the ASWC Contingency and/or Green fund and an appropriate stipend.

Petitions for the Sustainability Director position are available here and are due on September 12th by 4:00 PM.

ASWC Senator petitions now available!

Would you like to make a difference in the Whitman community? Represent your classmates and have your voice heard on ASWC Senate! Four positions are open for freshmen, one position for a junior. Before you run, check out the election rules for all positions.

Petitions for Senator positions are available here and are due on September 12th by 4:00 PM.