Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver Elected to National Academy of Education
March 3, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver is one of 15 education scholars and the only college president nationally to be elected to membership in the National Academy of Education (NAEd) in 2020. He also serves as the only member elected from a liberal arts institution. The NAEd is a nonprofit and non-governmental organization that advances high-quality education research and its use in policy and practice.
Pitzer College Names 2020 Alumni Award Recipients and Honors Retiring Faculty
February 20, 2020
Pitzer College names Romarilyn Ralston ’14 as the College’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and Steven Liang ’10 as the 2020 Young Alumni Achievement awardee. In addition, this year the Alumni Association began the tradition of honoring retiring professors, starting with Professor of International and Intercultural Studies Joe Parker for his transition to emeritus status.
Redford Conservancy Director Brinda Sarathy Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship
February 19, 2020
Pitzer College Professor of Environmental Analysis and Director of the Director of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, has received a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship to conduct her research “Best Practices in Municipal Solid Waste Management: A Case Study from Kodaikanal, India” over the 2020-21 academic year.
Pitzer College is a Top Producer of Fulbright US Students for 12th Consecutive Year
February 10, 2020
For the 12th consecutive year, Pitzer College is a top producer of 2019-2020 Fulbright US Students. The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program and the lists are published annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Pitzer College’s David Bachman Receives Mathematical Art Exhibition Award
February 6, 2020
Pitzer College Professor David Bachman has won a 2020 Mathematical Art Award at the Joint Mathematics Meeting for his work Computational Wings.
The Princeton Review Names Pitzer College a 2020 Best Value College
February 4, 2020
The Princeton Review names Pitzer College among its list of the 200 Best Value Colleges for 2020. The project annually names the undergraduate institutions the education services company recommends as offering the best ROI (Return on Investment).
Pitzer College Receives Carnegie Foundation 2020 Community Engagement Classification
January 31, 2020
Pitzer College has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement from the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching.
Pitzer College Art Galleries presents an exhibition of new work by Candice Lin in Natural History: A Half-Eaten Portrait, an Unrecognizable Landscape, a Still, Still Life
January 10, 2020
Pitzer College Art Galleries presents "Natural History: A Half-Eaten Portrait, an Unrecognizable Landscape, a Still, Still Life," an exhibition of new ceramic sculpture by Los Angeles-based artist Candice Lin.
Pitzer College Art Galleries presents Hans Baumann: 5 Distillations (Salton Sea)
January 10, 2020
Pitzer College Art Galleries presents "5 Distillations (Salton Sea)," an exhibition of new works by Los Angeles-based artist Hans Baumann.
Pitzer College Climbs 40 Spots in the 2020 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
September 25, 2019
The 2020 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College (WSJ/THE) rankings named Pitzer College #27 in best liberal arts colleges and #77 overall nationally, a rise of 40 positions in one year, putting Pitzer among the US’s top 100 best colleges and universities.