Ahead of a meeting Wednesday to address faculty’s objections to Pomona College’s recent decision to furlough staff members, the Faculty Executive Committee released a statement denouncing the college’s decision.
At least 85 faculty members called for furloughs to be reversed in a letter presented to college administrators Wednesday.
Pomona College announced it will furlough 264 campus staff members, citing a budget deficit of more than $37 million for the fiscal year.
Pitzer and Pomona students were confused and frustrated when they learned that their ability to work this semester would be curbed by restrictions on hours.
The Claremont Colleges’ new interim Title IX policy simplifies cross-campus cases, but some students, including Advocates, questioned the way in which the policy was drafted.
Pomona College will announce a decision whether to furlough some staff members by September 1, officials said.
Nearly a thousand 5C students, faculty and alumni have signed a petition to remove Robert Millikan’s name from Pomona’s Millikan Laboratory.
Pomona, Pitzer, Scripps and Claremont McKenna are suing the federal government over a recent ICE ruling impacting international students.
News that Pomona and Scripps classes will be online next semester came two days after an ICE announcement that has left international students unsure of next steps.
Pomona College announced it will be online-only this coming fall, according to an announcement made online and via email this morning by President G. Gabrielle Starr.