Advertising and Printing Costs
Event Calendar
Publication Design and Printing
Whitman Magazine
Instructional Media Services

This is intended to be used as a guide to help with estimating budgets for Visiting Educators – costs quoted are subject to change.

Advertising Costs

Gina Ohnstad, Media Relations Strategist, Communications, x5739,

For information and tips about news releases, go to:

The easiest way for faculty to request advertising is using the Whitman form. The link is found at:

  NPR series of 10 ads (run over the course of 1 week)
NPR series of 20 ads (run over the course of 2 weeks) $350
  Pioneer Ad - see
  Press release (needs at least 2 weeks advance notice) FREE
  Union Bulletin  standard ad (2x5, black and white) $150-$170

Please provide the title of the presentation, a picture and bio of the speaker and a short description of the event or lecture (100-150 words) and any other relevant materials when requesting advertising or promotional assistance. Go here for recommendations on which advertising options are most appropriate for your event.

Event Calendars

Jordan Schilling, Scheduling Coordinator, Conferences and Events, x5366,

Whitman College Calendar Events listing FREE
Walla Walla Tourism event listing FREE
Union Bulletin event listing (standard) FREE

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Publication Design and Printing

Publication design (poster and flyers) contacts:
Chris Bishop, Publications Design Manager, x5769,

Additional advertising and publication information can be found at:

Would this make a good Whitman Magazine story or website news?

Daniel Le Ray, Senior writer and editor of College Communications, x4917,

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Bon Appétit Contact:
Teresa Maddess, Catering Director x5127 or
For information about Bon Appetit catering for meals or receptions, see
Please note that Bon Appetit must be used for all on-campus catering.

Local Dining - Dinner costs should not be more than $60 per person (excluding the tax/tip).

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Instructional Media Services

Charles Marr x5257 or
The link to the IMS Event Support Request is found at:
Please be aware that the rates are different for non or off campus events.

  Event Support is $25 an hour during normal business hours (8-5) with a one hour minimum. $45/hour for weekend or after hours support. Simple set-ups (support does not stay for event) are not normally charged.
Even live-streaming is available.  7 days notice, $50. fee plus hourly rate for recording.  Must have written permission from speaker to record.

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Please be aware that hotel rates and availability are subject to change. 
Rates are generally higher April through October and some weekends are substantially higher due to local tourism events.

  Bed & Breakfast (within walking distance of campus) $160 (or more) per night
  Best Western Walla Walla Suites $110 + tax
  Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center  (includes complementary breakfast) $112 + tax (more on weekends - $150-$300 - and high demand nights)
Courtyard by Marriot Hotel  (does not include breakfast) $92 + tax

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Airfare: Please obtain a quote from our local travel agent Teri Owens at Be sure to include the service fee charged for booking through Teri in your estimate. You may also use an on-line travel site such as Travelocity or Expedia

  Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Mileage Reimbursement rate is 58.0 cents a mile. A good source to determine mileage distance is Mapquest.