Following last spring’s student body vote to disclose Pomona’s fossil fuel investments, Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) hosted a Nov. 10 meeting open to the student body, at which Pomona’s financial officers presented information on the college’s endowment and budget support.
The 5Cs’ endowment funds grew by up to 43 percent in the 2020-21 fiscal year, despite a year of hardship and uncertainty.
After months of COVID-related restrictions on funding, 5C clubs are now able to request approval and funding for overnight trips, conferences and competitions from student governments.
Assembly Bill 988 will save lives by providing funding for California’s mental health crisis response system, but we need to advocate for it now so it will pass, argues Porter Reyes PO ’25.
With the virtual fall semester, student governments across the 7Cs have had to reevaluate student fees, as many clubs are forgoing purchases for in-person meetings, such as food for social events, art supplies, and other goods. Some colleges’ student governments reduced or waived fees altogether, and others charged them in full.
The Claremont Colleges will receive more than $4 million from the federal government to help reduce economic hardship created by COVID-19.
In response to COVID-19 related costs, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College have frozen hiring for new and vacant positions.
Pitzer College uncovered approximately $200,000 of previously unaccounted-for funds which had accumulated for over a decade.
Scripps announced a number of projects planned in the 2019-2020 budget, including adding solar panels, increasing accessibility, buying a bus and remodeling the Motley Coffeehouse.
Pitzer hires a new Dean of Faculty, ASCMC announces its 2019-2020 budget allocations and 17 current and former 5C students win fellowships.