This article is the first in a series exploring the faculty hiring and tenure process at the 5Cs. What is tenure, how do you get it and why do some professors seem so stressed out about it? Tenure can mean a few different things at different academic institutions, but it
While the pandemic has presented challenges for students across the board, engineering students at Harvey Mudd College are having a particularly difficult time this year. The inability to take in-person classes during the pandemic translated to a surge in enrollment this year for required classes like E80, Experimental Engineering. Coupled with a faculty shortage in the department caused by a hiring freeze amid the pandemic, students say the surge is making a notoriously demanding program even more difficult.
The Harvey Mudd honor code is under threat, and infractions may have a bigger impact than we realize, argues Serena Mao HM ’25.
Pomona College’s handling of COVID-19 cases on campus has been worrying, inefficient and endangering, argues Abby Loiselle PO ’23.
Harvey Mudd College faculty will vote on a motion Thursday that would close faculty meetings to students without faculty permission.
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.
Many school-aged children of faculty and staff are learning remotely. Now they can have a fun time with 5C student athletes.
Pomona College became the first of the 5Cs to prohibit all relationships between faculty and students when the college’s board of trustees approved a new policy in May.
Scripps faculty voted to make pass/no record grading the default for spring 2020, but maintained a letter grade option.
Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.