In response to decreased revenue and unanticipated costs due to the closure of its campus, Scripps College announced that it would partially furlough 59 employees.
Ahead of a meeting Wednesday to address faculty’s objections to Pomona College’s recent decision to furlough staff members, the Faculty Executive Committee released a statement denouncing the college’s decision.
At least 85 faculty members called for furloughs to be reversed in a letter presented to college administrators Wednesday.
Pitzer College announced it will be online-only for the fall semester, according to an email today from Pitzer president Melvin Oliver.
Pomona College announced it will be online-only this coming fall, according to an announcement made online and via email this morning by President G. Gabrielle Starr.
Scripps College will be fully remote for the fall 2020 semester, administrators announced Wednesday morning.
Citing California’s coronavirus case spike, some of the Claremont Colleges have delayed official return plans for fall 2020.
Claremont McKenna College will announce its final decision on whether students will return to campus as late as July 24.
While some Pomona professors wish to return to face-to-face instruction provided safety precautions are taken, many have already decided they won’t be teaching in person come fall semester, even if students return to campus. In interviews with TSL, faculty expressed concerns about bringing students back to campus, job security and potential furloughs.
Harvey Mudd is planning drastic changes for students’ possible return to campus this fall, including barring other 5C students from taking its classes in person.