Students serving as Directors, Coordinators or the Chair for the Whitman Events Board will learn to:


  • Work effectively with others to formulate both specific event goals and broad organization goals.
  • Employ delegation as a means to involve group members.
  • Understand and utilize the skill set of group members to accomplish group goals.
  • Provide information and design opportunities for group members to develop new skills.

Communication & Collaboration

  • Speak and write in a clear, direct, and constructive manner.
  • Articulate relevant information to various constituent groups.
  • Correspond professionally with others (i.e. artists/agents, campus offices, cosponsoring groups, etc.) to organize logistics related to specific programs or events.

Problem Solving & Critical Thinking

  • Diagnose problems, generate and choose between multiple solutions, and evaluate outcome.
  • Use discretion when dealing with liability, suitability, or matters of confidentiality.

Civic Engagement/Responsibility

  • Recognize the importance of and actively seek contributions from those with differing perspectives.
  • Appropriately challenge the unfair, unjust, or uncivil behavior of other individuals or groups.
  • Generate programs that engage students around topics of diversity, cultural difference, and global citizenship.

Self-Management & Appraisal

  • Maintain personal health and wellness.
  • Prioritize commitments and employ time management skills to maintain balance between academic work, extra-curricular activities, personal time, etc.
  • Articulate personal skills, abilities, and areas for growth.
  • Reflect upon and provide analysis of personal development and learning.

Event/Program Management

  • Assess and respond to programmatic interests or needs of the student body.
  • Identify all aspects of planning an event and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and make adjustments to program budget based on funding.
  • Use standardized documentation forms to maintain accurate and thorough records.

(The WEB Learning Outcomes document can be downloaded here)

Last updated 6.21.2010