Pitzer College’s board of trustees will see two trustees retire and three new members join the board at the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
Pitzer students are protesting for divestment from financial manager BlackRock.
Members of the 5Cs’ boards of trustees have donated more than $7.3 million to political candidates and committees since 2015, a TSL analysis of Federal Election Commission data found.
Pitzer College’s “free wall” was painted over the weekend of Sept. 21 with a message accusing Pitzer trustee Robert Fairbairn of profiting from “concentration camps,” sparking a conversation among students about whether Pitzer’s financing adheres to its core values.
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.