Pitzer College Becomes an Inaugural Member of the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance to Share Strategies and Resources to Further Racial Equity in Higher Education
November 20, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver and other national liberal arts college leaders recently joined the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Alliance which will provide resources and tools for member colleges, including annual campus climate surveys of faculty, staff, and students.
President Melvin L. Oliver Master of Ceremonies for Aspen Institute Conference “All Land is not Creating Equal: Unleashing Family and Community Wealth through Land Ownership” on November 18
November 16, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver, a noted expert on racial inequality and co-author of Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality, will be the master of ceremonies of an upcoming special event hosted by the Aspen Institute in honor of the Center’s 15th anniversary.
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.