2006-2007 Academic Year

Proud Pitzer College Alumna Gives $750,000 for Residence Hall Project and Agnes Moreland Jackson Diversity Program Funding

Claremont, Calif. (February 27, 2007) – Pitzer College alumna Quinn Delaney, a 1976 graduate, has made a generous gift to Pitzer College in the amount of $750,000 in support of Professor Emerita Agnes Jackson. Jackson is the first tenure-track African American professor at Pitzer who was instrumental in establishing the Black Studies and Women’s Studies Departments for The Claremont Colleges.

“We are grateful to Quinn Delaney for her generous gift to the largest construction project since the College’s founding and for recognizing a distinguished and deserving member of our community Professor Emerita Agnes Jackson, President Laura Skandera Trombley said.