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Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver Announces Retirement

Melvin Oliver has close-shaved gray hair and beard with a gray dress jacket over a white collared shirt with an orange tie.In a message to the Pitzer College community, President Melvin L. Oliver announced his plans to retire, effective June 30, 2022. “After a career of 45 years serving higher education and philanthropy, I want to share with you that I have given notice to the Board of Trustees that I will retire at the end of this academic year,” Oliver wrote.
February 4, 2022
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Pitzer College Trustee Donald Gould Debates Divestment at MIT

Pitzer Trustee Donald GouldClaremont, Calif. (April 07, 2015)—Pitzer College trustee and investment manager Donald P. Gould will participate in a debate about fossil fuel divestment at MIT on April 9, 2015. “Should MIT Divest? A Debate on Fossil Fuel Investment” is part of the MIT Climate Change Conversation, a series of events designed to explore different facets of [Read More...]
April 7, 2015
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Pitzer College and Robert Redford Announce Breakthrough Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model

Integrated Sustainability Plan Includes Targeted Reinvestment and Accelerated Carbon Footprint Reduction Claremont, Calif. (April 12, 2014) — Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model during a special trustee meeting on Saturday, April 5. Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley and Trustees Robert Redford and Donald Gould made the [Read More...]
April 12, 2014