Remembering Stanley Crouch, Former Poet-in-Residence
September 23, 2020
Claremont, Calif. (September 23, 2020)—Stanley Crouch, former Pitzer College poet-in-residence, cultural critic, jazz expert, and literary provocateur, died September 16 at age 74 in New York. From 1968 to 1975, Crouch taught at The Claremont Colleges, first as poet-in-residence at Pitzer College, then as the first full-time faculty member of the Black Studies Center, and [Read More...]
U.S. News Ranks Pitzer #36 Best National Liberal Arts College
September 14, 2020
In the newly released 2021 Best Colleges rankings, U.S. News and World Report names Pitzer College among the country’s best liberal arts colleges ranking at #36.
Pitzer College Launches Racial Justice Initiative Inaugural Panel
September 3, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver’s Racial Justice Initiative, which seeks to embed the study of racial violence and justice throughout the campus and curriculum, will launch its inaugural panel on Thursday, September 10.
Pitzer Professor David S. Moore Named an APA Fellow
August 31, 2020
Pitzer College Professor of Psychology David S. Moore has been elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, an honor given only to researchers who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology.
Pitzer Alumna Receives Gilliam Fellowship to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Science
August 25, 2020
Pitzer College alumna Lillian Horin ’17 is one of 45 doctoral students nationwide, along with their advisers, to receive a Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2020 Gilliam Fellowship to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
New Members Announced for Pitzer College Alumni Board
August 19, 2020
Pitzer College Office of Alumni & Family Engagement announces five new members to the College’s Alumni Board for 2020-21
New Book by Pitzer Professors Provide Insights on Hillary Clinton’s Legacy
August 6, 2020
Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99, professor of political studies at Pitzer College, has co-edited The Hillary Effect: Perspectives on Clinton’s Legacy,
a book of 40 essays, three contributed by Pitzer professors, organized around five primary dimensions of Hillary Clinton’s influence.
Pitzer and 19 Colleges and Universities Sue Federal Government Over New SEVP Guidelines
July 13, 2020
Pitzer College and 19 other high education institutions in the West have jointly filed a lawsuit against the federal government over its new Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) guidelines.
Pitzer Professor Brent Armendinger’s Book Named Poetry Award Finalist
Street GlossJuly 10, 2020
by Brent Armendinger, professor of English and world literature, is among five finalists for the 2019 California Book Award in Poetry.