Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Jennifer Doudna PO ’85 and Kinsmith Financial Corporation CEO Stewart Smith PO ’68 will speak at the Pomona College class of 2022’s commencement ceremony, Pomona President G. Gabrielle Starr announced to students via email Feb. 15.
Pitzer College President Melvin Oliver will retire from his post at the end of the 2021-2022 academic year, he announced in an email to the Pitzer community Thursday. He served as the school’s sixth president, beginning his tenure July 1, 2016 and becoming the first Black president of any of the Claremont Colleges.
Scripps College President Lara Tiedens will resign effective April 15, 2021, after five years of serving the college.
Frank L. Ellsworth, president of Pitzer College from 1979 to 1991, died at his home Oct. 20. He was 76.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock CM ’88 spoke to TSL about his experience at CMC and his potential presidential run.
An unprecedented four of five of the student government presidents at the Claremont Colleges are women of color this academic year. Shivani Kavuluru PZ ’19, Maya Love CM ’20, Julia Wang HM ’20, and Irene Yi SC ’19 are female presidents of Pitzer Senate, ASCMC, ASHMC, and SAS, respectively. ASPC