5C endowments reap unprecedented gains

The 5Cs’ endowment funds grew by up to 43 percent in the 2020-21 fiscal year, despite a year of hardship and uncertainty.

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Pitzer College consolidates cabinet leadership, adds chief operating officer position

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

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An in-depth look into the 5Cs’ endowments

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. 

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