This fall, students at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) returned to campus eager to embrace the same intense, high-energy community they left back in May. One thing, however, was different — Hiram Chodosh, who has served as CMC’s president for the last ten years, was gone. On Jul. 1, Chodosh began
As of Sunday, April 23, nearly 1,000 people from the 5C community have signed a petition for Claremont McKenna College’s Board of Trustees to reconsider their rejection of the proposed Race and Ethnic Studies General Education (GE) Requirement. The petition was initially created by the Racial GE Group, which consists
With future NCAA Presidents Council meetings to attend, CMC President Hiram Chodosh could use some counseling on what to say, writes Jasper Davidoff PO ’23. So, he took it upon himself to draft an agenda.
To celebrate 75 years since it took root, Claremont McKenna College rose to a sweet-smelling architectural challenge. CMC will participate in the 2023 Rose Parade, an annual New Years tradition in Pasadena, with a custom-made float celebrating the “stories and traditions” of CMC, the college announced Nov. 9.
During a Sept. 30 executive session, Claremont McKenna College’s Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to return a proposal for a racial-ethnic general education requirement to faculty, favoring an alternative proposal that would be broader in scope.
Professors at Claremont McKenna College began working on a Racial-Ethnic General Education (GE) proposal following George Floyd’s murder and the subsequent nationwide Black Lives Matter protests in 2020. But, two years later, the fate of whether the GE will be implemented remains uncertain.
Claremont McKenna College will furlough up to 130 staff members if students are unable to return to campus in the spring semester, President Hiram Chodosh announced in an email to students, faculty and staff Wednesday. On Tuesday, 130 employees received an email from the college that said if their workloads
When CMC closed The Children’s School for the upcoming year, parents reacted with shock and concern for the 85-year-old school’s future.
Claremont McKenna College will hold all classes online for the coming fall semester, President Hiram Chodosh announced to students Friday. CMC is the fourth undergraduate Claremont College to announce a virtual semester, citing rising coronavirus cases in the region.
In a move to minimize the impacts of COVID-19 during the fall and winter months, the Claremont Colleges will start the fall semester one week earlier than planned, cancel fall break and end classes before the start of Thanksgiving break.