U.S. News Ranks Pitzer College #9 Least Student Debt and #35 Best Liberal Arts College
September 9, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (September 9, 2019) – In the newly released 2020 Best Colleges rankings, U.S. News and World Report names Pitzer College among the country’s best liberal arts colleges ranking it #35, and #9 in Least Debt at Graduation for national liberal arts colleges.
Pitzer College Named a 2020 Best College and a 2020 “Hidden Gem” by College Raptor
September 5, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (September 5, 2019) Pitzer College has been selected by College Raptor as a 2020 Best College and a 2020 Hidden Gem. College Raptor named Pitzer #5 as a Hidden Gems with the Lowest Average Federal Student Loan Debt.
Pitzer College Art Galleries Showcase the Power of Art to Change Lives in the American Penal System and in Public Perceptions
August 28, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (August 28, 2019)—Pitzer College Art Galleries presents two complementary exhibitions that look critically at the social impacts of the American penal system, the aesthetics of mass incarceration, and art’s capacity to create change in the lives of individuals who are incarcerated. Disruption! Art and the Prison Industrial Complex and Ashley Hunt:Degrees of Visibility [Read More...]
New Pitzer College Alumni Board Members Announced for 2019-20
August 22, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (August 22, 2019)— Pitzer College Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement announces six new members to its Alumni Board for 2019-20, joining 10 continuing alumni members. They are led by Michele Siqueiros ’95, who began her two-year term as president on July 1. In this role, she also serves as a member of [Read More...]
Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman Authors Seventh Book on Sociology and Secularity
July 25, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (July 25, 2019)—Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman’s seventh book, What It Means to Be Moral: Why Religion is Not Necessary for Living an Ethical Life (Counterpoint Press) will be released on September 20, 2019. Zuckerman teaches sociology and founded the secular studies program at Pitzer College In What It Means to Be Moral: [Read More...]
Pitzer College Joins PLACE, an academic-community network for civic engagement and public-humanities work
June 26, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (June 26, 2019)–Pitzer College, along with ten colleges and universities across the country, form Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE), a project of Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP). PLACE is supported by a two-year, $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Association of American Colleges and [Read More...]
Scripps and Pitzer Colleges Awarded $2 Million Keck Foundation Gift to Renovate and Upgrade Equipment for Joint Science Center
June 25, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (24 June 24, 2019) - Scripps and Pitzer Colleges have received a combined total gift of $2 million directed toward the purchase of equipment and the renovation of the Keck Science Center. The W.M. Keck Foundation has given $1 million each to Scripps College and Pitzer College.
Pitzer College Names Jim Marchant to Lead Strategic Initiatives and Community Relations
June 12, 2019Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (June 12, 2019) — Pitzer College appoints Jim Marchant as the College’s first vice president for strategic initiatives and community relations. This position was established to provide leadership as Pitzer implements its recently completed institutional strategic plan and bolsters its commitment to the community. An essential aspect of Marchant’s role will be to [Read More...]
Pitzer College Students, Recent Grads and Alumns Awarded Prestigious Honors
May 17, 2019Press Releases
During the 2018-19 academic year, more than 40 Pitzer College students and recent graduates have won national fellowships, scholarships and other academic honors. With these awards, they will study abroad from Japan to Southern Africa, travel to El Salvador to provide maternal health in remote communities, work to create a more inclusive community and to teach in countries across the globe.
Pitzer College Selects Donald McFarlane and Norma Rodriguez for Endowed Professorships
May 8, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (May 08, 2019)—Pitzer College names Donald McFarlane the Kenneth S. Pitzer Professor and Norma Rodriguez the Flora Sanborn Pitzer Professor. The selections were made by College’s appointment, promotion and tenure committee (APT) following a nomination process by their faculty peers. The Kenneth S. Pitzer Professorship recognizes academic excellence in the areas of mathematics [Read More...]