In January, new chapter officers are invited to participate in a two-and-a half day training program to prepare them for their new officer responsibilities. A variety of campus and community presenters share their areas of expertise with the Greek Leaders during this training. Topics covered during training include:

  • Alcohol/Drug Issues
  • Award for Excellence Review
  • Campus Resources
  • Conflict Management
  • Creating Positive Public Relations
  • Greek Life at Whitman College
  • Identifying Issues and Intervening
  • Leadership Issues
  • Risk Management and Liability
  • Sexual Misconduct Issues
  • Working with Greek Faculty Advisors
  • Working with Panhellenic and IFC
  • Working with Police, Fire and Security


 Chapter presidents also receive regular in-service training throughout their term in office at the weekly Greek leader meetings held Mondays at 5:00 p.m.