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.
When a heatwave swept across southern California at the start of this school year, Pomona’s plan didn’t prioritize students, argues Zeean Firmeza PO ’26.
The 5Cs’ endowment funds grew by up to 43 percent in the 2020-21 fiscal year, despite a year of hardship and uncertainty.
Pomona College must not only divest its endowment from fossil fuels, but ethically reinvest it through a transparent process that listens to student input, argues Nicholas Black PO ’24.
Pitzer College announced changes to its cabinet leadership in a Feb. 17 email from President Melvin Oliver to the community, including the addition of a chief operating officer position. Laura Troendle will assume the role of chief operating officer, a position now merged with the responsibilities held by the college’s
In the wake of budget cuts and staff furloughs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, endowments have been the center of many conversations — but what exactly are they? TSL spent the semester researching endowments and talking to the undergraduate Claremont Colleges administration about how each college’s endowment is run — here’s what we learned.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s time for Pomona College to use its endowment and help its students and staff, not implement austerity measures.