Pitzer College announced it will be online-only for the fall semester, according to an email today from Pitzer president Melvin Oliver.
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.
Despite 5C commencement ceremonies being postponed due to COVID-19, the Claremont Colleges are celebrating their seniors this weekend.
With the threat of coronavirus bearing down, 5C students saw their semesters on campus cut short as administrators asked them to leave.
The David Horowitz Freedom Center will sue Pomona and Pitzer Colleges for alleged anti-Semitism, citing Trump’s new executive order.
Pitzer Student Senate voted down a resolution of no confidence in president Melvin Oliver over his veto of the College Council’s vote to cancel the college’s Haifa study abroad program, but unanimously approved a motion condemning his decision.
In the wake of Pitzer President Melvin Oliver’s veto of the suspension of the Haifa study abroad program, some are calling for his ouster.
On March 12, more than 200 Pitzer students mobilized to protest the college’s decision to withhold scholarship money from a DACA student.
After Pitzer College voted to suspend its study abroad program to Israel’s University of Haifa, President Melvin Oliver vetoed the decision.
The Pitzer College Council voted 67-28 Thursday to suspend the college’s study abroad program with the University of Haifa in Israel.