Claremont trustees have donated more than $7 million to political causes since 2015, with CMC leading the way

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.

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‘A Slap in the Face’: Pitzer Trustees Toss Out Senate BDS Amendment

Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees struck language from a Student Senate bill Friday that barred the use of student activities funds to buy products from certain organizations associated with Israel, including Sabra, Caterpillar, and Hewlett-Packard. An amendment to the Senate’s Budget Committee Bylaws, the bill passed 22-0 with two abstentions on April 16 and prohibited “payment[s]

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Donation Data Shows 5C Trustee Political Leanings

Trustees from the five Claremont Colleges collectively donated a little under $2.5 million to federal political causes—parties, candidates, and political action committees (PACs)—between 2007 and 2014, according to a TSL analysis of data collected by the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics. The data showed that nearly 75 percent of all donations went

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