Honnold Mudd Library staff to unionize after successful election

A majority of Honnold Mudd Library staff have voted in favor of unionization, according to a March 23 statement from the California Federation of Teachers, which is representing the 7C library workers.

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Honnold Mudd Library staff voting on unionization

Staff at the 7Cs’ Honnold Mudd Library are deciding by secret ballot whether to form a union after at least 30 percent of approximately 40 eligible employees expressed interest. The California Federation of Teachers filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board filed a petition to represent the staff, according to a Feb. 9 statement from The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS). 

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Claremont Colleges cut Honnold Mudd budget by more than 20 percent

In a series of COVID-19 budget cuts, the Claremont Colleges have reduced Honnold Mudd Library’s budget by 23.5 percent, according to an email sent to faculty and obtained by TSL. The budget reduction was in response to “current and anticipated revenue shortfalls” at the 5Cs, according to the email sent

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A world without textbooks? Library lunchtime series shows how Open Educational Resources could make it possible

From March 2 to March 6, librarians at the Claremont Colleges Library celebrated Open Education Week in order to promote one way to avoid resorting to expensive textbooks or internet piracy: Open Educational Resources.

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