Claremont McKenna College will furlough up to 130 staff members if students are unable to return to campus in the spring semester, President Hiram
Harvey Mudd College will announce by Jan. 11 whether students will be allowed back on campus, according to an email to students Tuesday. The college also released guidelines for students, faculty and staff to follow if they are permitted to return.
The Claremont Colleges announced that spring semester will start one week later and replace spring break with three one-day breaks.
Claremont McKenna College will announce whether students will return to campus for the spring 2021 semester by Dec. 9, CMC President Hiram Chodosh said in an email to students Monday.
Claremont McKenna College plans to furlough staff starting in December if students do not return to campus for the spring semester.
Harvey Mudd has raised at least $137,000 for staff members that were furloughed in the wake of HMC’s campus closure.
After three years of planning, Harvey Mudd College will adopt a new Core curriculum to decrease workload and stress for first-years and sophomores. The curriculum will likely not take effect until at least fall 2022.
After the Claremont Colleges went online, HMC has furloughed staff in the dining services and facilities and maintenance departments for the fall semester. Here’s what we know — and don’t know — about HMC furloughs.
Scripps College’s Faculty Executive Committee is recommending that faculty consider reducing students’ workload from Oct. 21-23 in response to student burnout from the condensed online semester and absence of fall break.
The 5Cs have adopted various policies to accommodate faculty with familial caregiving responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic, including making adjustments to requirements for the tenure process and allowing more flexibility in teaching schedules.