Oct 18, 2010 - Claremont, CA - Thirteen past trustees were honored for their combined total of more than 150 years of service to the College. Current trustees, past trustees, faculty and staff attended the Sept. 30 event. ###
The event included a special video message from Founding President Emeritus Joseph Platt. He remarked that trustees have played an integral part in HMC’s founding and continued success. Platt said, “It’s a pleasure to thank you for your years of help to this college and we are grateful. It's been fun building the College and the fact that we’ve had good trustees is an essential part of the story. It's exciting that the College is thriving and it's exciting that we are still exploring new ways of teaching...I thought we'd be pretty good, but I think that's an understatement now."
Participants were treated to a state of the college address by President Maria Klawe, and presentations about the updated core curriculum by Bob Cave, the Global Clinic program by Lisette de Pillis, student affairs by Maggie Browning and the proposed teaching and learning building by architect John Meadows.
William Mingst, chair of the board of trustees, recognized each of the past trustees with a commemorative gift. Honored trustees, including years of service, were:
Thirteen past trustees were honored for their combined total of more than 150 years of service to the College. Current trustees, past trustees, faculty and staff attended the Sept. 30 event.
Contact: Judy Augsburger