Administration & Student Government

Getting to know Westminster’s new provost

After a long and specific hiring process, Westminster has hired Dr. Debbie Tahmassebi to serve as provost for the college. Tahmassebi started her new position as provost on July 1 of 2019.  Tahma...Read More

New budget should allow for larger projects, say ASW officers

Disclaimer: ASW is allocated funds based on the college’s enrollment, so the budget is tentative until the school year starts and students have paid their fees.  ASW is hoping to fund more studen...Read More

Liberal arts versus Ivy League: find what fits you best, according to administrators

With federal prosecutors charging 50 people in the wake of the 2019 College Admission Bribery Scandal, part of the national discussion has centered around whether degrees from one type of university, ...Read More

Incoming ASW student board shares their professional, personal goals for next year

The 2019-2020 ASW board was sworn in on April 15, and multiple members of the board sat down with The Forum to talk about their plans, hopes and goals for the upcoming year. All interviews were conduc...Read More

Communication professor appointed Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Associate Professor Dr. Tamara Stevenson, a current professor of communication, has been hired as Westminster College’s Interim Chief Diversity Officer. Stevenson will be the second person to ever hol...Read More

Westminster pushes initiative against excessive use of plastic straws

Bon Appétit, Westminster College’s primary food vendor, is fighting against the unnecessary use of single-use plastic, along with many other businesses in Utah and across the U.S., by removing plastic...Read More

Westminster College wants to know, do you #knowyourbias?

Ali Saleh is a senior international student who said his eye was caught by a table set up in Meldrum Science Center recently that said: “We Are Westminster.” Saleh said he was then approached by two p...Read More

Cuts to faculty, staff benefits hopes to balance college budget over next couple years

With fluctuating student enrollment numbers, Westminster College administration has decided to make budget cuts to restore balance, according to President Beth Dobkin. Budgets are continuously updated...Read More

Community confused regarding perceived ‘wet campus’ alcohol policy

Although liquor is legally allowed on campus and at authorized, college-sponsored events, the Westminster College community seems unclear whether this makes Westminster a ‘wet campus.’ In a survey con...Read More

Special election held to fill ASW chief justice position

Westminster College held an unexpected special election for chief justice on Jan. 31, said ASW officials. The student body received an email on Jan. 29 announcing the election to find a replacement fo...Read More