The Claremont Colleges implement policy changes to support faculty caregivers

The 5Cs have adopted various policies to accommodate faculty with familial caregiving responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic, including making adjustments to requirements for the tenure process and allowing more flexibility in teaching schedules. 

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Pomona Offers Tenure to Six Professors, Addresses Faculty Diversity Question

Six Pomona College faculty members were given tenure this month, having been promoted from assistant to associate professor. The six professors are Lisa Anne Auerbach in the art department, Colin Beck in sociology, Jessica L. Borelli in psychology, Pierangelo De Pace in economics, Michael J. Green in philosophy and Julie

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Former Theater Professor Sues Pomona for Discrimination

Former Pomona College theater professor Alma Martinez is suing Pomona, alleging that she was dismissed and denied tenure because of discrimination against Latinos and women on campus. Martinez filed the lawsuit in the Superior Court of Los Angeles on Aug. 20 with the help of the Mexican American Legal Defense

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Popular Professor Lear Denied Tenure-Track Position in Classics

Andrew Lear, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics at Pomona, will not be rehired for next year after a long search process by the Classics Department that several students say they feel was conducted unfairly. Lear, an expert on sexual depictions on Greek vases, was hired two years ago to temporarily

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English Professor Denied Tenure Without Explanation

In a rare move, Pomona College denied tenure to Assistant Professor of English Meg Worley late last semester. Although the college has made no official announcement, English Department Chair Kevin Dettmar confirmed that Worley did not receive tenure. “She was turned down,” Dettmar said. “That’s public knowledge.” Worley, who has

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