Administration & Student Government

ASW reports 19% decrease in budget with nearly half toward scholarships, associate pay

ASW reported a 19% decrease in its overall budget for the 2020-21 academic year, according to its annual report released at the end of December. Almost every area experienced a moderate decline in fun...Read More

President Dobkin responds to violence, unrest in DC calling it ‘an attempt to subvert’ democracy

Westminster College President Beth Dobkin responded to the violent protest outside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday while Congress prepared to certify the presidential election, calling it “an attempt...Read More

Monday on a Friday? Spring semester begins at end of week to compensate for holiday weekend

As Spring semester approaches, Westminster College will debut a new schedule beginning on a Thursday -- with an academic Monday, held on a Friday, immediately following.

COVID-19 hotline will be available to students for virus questions, school policies

A newly-implemented COVID-19 hotline will be available during the first three weeks of the Spring semester, addressing questions about the coronavirus and school policies.

New research guidelines prompt concern among faculty, but IRB says not much will change

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Westminster updated its guidelines for research projects, requiring students to submit proposals to keep on file.

State won’t require Westminster to do bi-weekly COVID testing, will continue with same protocols

Westminster College will not need to follow the statewide requirements of bi-weekly COVID-19 testing for students, continuing with its same protocols for the Spring semester.

May Term Study Experiences canceled for 2nd year in a row

Westminster College’s annual May Term Study Experience trips are canceled for the May 2021 semester, making it the second year in a row the study abroad trips have been called off amid the COVID...Read More

President Dobkin tests positive for COVID-19

President Beth Dobkin has tested positive for COVID-19, the college announced in an email to faculty and staff Monday morning.

ASW looks to create community in Spring semester with ‘CommUnity Talks’

Fall semester brought unexpected struggles to many students at Westminster College, including screen-fatigue, lack of motivation and a missing sense of community. While ASW has done its best to combat...Read More

ASW Senate urges administration to publicly release its budget

ASW Senate passed a resolution during its first meeting of the semester Nov. 18 urging the Westminster College administration to publicly release its budget for student review.