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Our commitment to sustainability
Whether touring a wind turbine on one of Whitman’s wheat farms, growing edible greens for the dining halls, or learning to craft the perfect nature essay, Whitties have limitless opportunities to explore sustainability both in and out of the classroom. Our academic and co-curricular programs aim to cultivate an ethic of environmental stewardship and leadership in all students, developing skills that they will carry with them for the rest of their lives.
Thanks to the passion and initiative of our students, faculty, and staff, we are succeeding in our efforts to create a more environmentally aware campus. We invite you to explore the many ways in which the Whitman community is working to uphold our commitment to sustainability.
Whitman College is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the Sustainability Partnership of the Northern Rockies. Whitman is also a proud Contributing Co-Host of the 2014 Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference, hosted by Western Washington University, February 6-7.
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