Whateley operates on a cottage fixer system: there's a student (sometimes several) in each cottage who's empowered to resolve disputes and represent students with the Administration.
“Althea, code name Pythia, is one of Dickinson Cottage's fixers. She has a long narrow face...Pythia
“Fixers: Not an official position, individuals are recognized as fixers based upon their history...Fixer
“Elizabeth Masa (she has also called herself Theresa even though it didn't make any sense for her...Judicator
“Goldrush (no real name known) was supposed to be the "official" fixer for Melville Cottage...Goldrush