Pomona schedules virtual class of 2020 commencement for December

The Pomona College class of 2020 commencement ceremony has been scheduled to take place virtually in mid-December.

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Pomona to rename Millikan Laboratory, citing Robert A. Millikan’s eugenics promotion

Pomona College will rename’s Millikan Laboratory will be renamed, President G. Gabrielle Starr announced Tuesday, citing the namesake Robert A. Millikan’s history of eugenics promotion. The announcement comes after nearly 1,000 Pomona community members signed a petition over the summer demanding the name be removed.

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Pitzer BSU calls for greater support for Black students from admin

The Pitzer Black Student Union called on the college to provide greater support for Black students in a six-point address, offering solutions that they say would “support and foster a successful and well-rounded college experience for their Black students.”

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5C professors join national strike for racial justice

Several faculty at the Claremont Colleges canceled or postponed their classes on Sept. 8 and 9 as part of a nationwide movement to bring attention to issues of racial injustice, police violence and systemic racism in the U.S.

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