Student 知情权 and Consumer Information website contains information required by law for the Student 知情权 and Clery Act and other information that might be helpful to you including FERPA [Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act]. It is designed to inform current and prospective students and their parents about information that is vital to understanding their rights and responsibilities and the policies of the college. Students will be notified yearly of the information available on this web page. Please let us know if there is additional information you would like to see included on these pages.
Some of the information below is in accordance with The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. 该协议于2008年8月14日签署成为法律. This law mandates that we provide you with some specific information in various formats. Students will be notified yearly of the information available on this web page. 关于HEOA要求的更多信息.
Whitman College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institution recognized by the Council for Higher Education 认证 and/or the Secretary of 美国.S. 教育部. Whitman’s Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society.
- 认证: A complete copy of documents from the last accreditation period is available at Penrose Memorial 图书馆.
- 机构研究办公室 is a major repository for information on enrollment and degrees awarded, and is charged with analyzing and interpreting these data for use in planning and policy decisions. It has a major role in providing statistical data to the President, 院长, 董事会负责战略规划, 认证审核, 和学生的结果. 机构研究办公室 also has a major responsibility for compiling and filing reports required by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 美国.S. 教育部, HEDS and other state and federal agencies.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guarantees that you have some control over the educational records kept by the College. Some of the information is public and other information is private. A complete “Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974” (FERPA or Buckley Amendment) is available in the 院长的学生 Office.
The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) has authority to investigate student complaints against specific schools. WSAC may not be able to investigate every student complaint.
惠特曼学院鼓励所有社区成员, 包括学生, to resolve their complaints at the earliest and most informal level (i.e. by talking with the individual(s) involved; through facilitated conversation and/or conflict mediation). Conflicts that arise during the course of everyday collegiate life are normal, and learning to deal with them effectively and with mutual respect is implicit in the mission of the College. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that records of informal student complaints are maintained and monitored at Whitman College.
Informal student complaints are those that relate to a person's status as a student at Whitman College but do not rise to the level of a formal complaint as outlined in Whitman's 申诉政策. A complaint is an expression of dissatisfaction with the performance or actions of a college employee, 一个大学的经验, 和/或大学程序. Complaints relating to academic and other aspects of a student's life will be accepted under this policy. 本政策不取代, impact or otherwise alter any existing or future campus policies for receiving student grievances and complaints. 涉及性或性别骚扰的事件, 歧视, 或暴力, including sexual misconduct fall under the purview of 第九条 and must be filed with the College's 第九条 Coordinator, 威瑟斯朋(withertl@惠特曼.edu, 509-524-2049).
Resolution to informal complaints should be attempted by following the steps in the diagram below. Students have the right to file their complaints with the Office of the 教务长兼学院院长. 投诉可使用以下表格提交 http://gzqgj.net/assist. Complaints lodged in this way will be treated in a respectful, 秘密的方式, and the Office of the 教务长兼学院院长 will be responsible for taking action to resolve the complaints if necessary, and for the collection and maintenance of a College-wide record of complaints. Senior staff at the College will review the record of complaints and will write a summary report annually, 以注意关注的模式为目标.
图1. The diagram above shows the appropriate pathway to resolution of informal student complaints. Students have the right to file complaints with the Office of 教务长兼学院院长 by filling out and submitting the form at http://gzqgj.net/assist. 更新11/10/16.
访问 http://www.wsac.wa.gov/student-complaints for information regarding the WSAC complaint process.