Category: "Board of Trustees"

James Bean ’77 Appointed Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees Chair

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Higher education professional and mathematician James Bean ’77 has been named chair of the Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees. A member of the board since 2011, Bean succeeds engineering alumnus Wayne Drinkward ’73 who served as chair from 2012 to 2020. Bean is the third alumnus to hold the board chair position; the late […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2019 Awards

AABOG Awards 2019

The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, May 4, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected six alumni to receive the […]

Fundraising for Bates Library Collection Soars Past Goal

Photographs from the Bates Library Collection, Harvey Mudd College

There are some real gems in Harvey Mudd College’s Aeronautical Library Special Collection (aka Bates Library Collection). Among them are the images from Northrop photographer Roy Wolford; memorabilia of aero pioneers, such as founding HMC Trustee Lee Atwood and HMC Bates Program supporter Brigadier General Joseph Marriott; videos of the space missions of HMC astronauts […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2018 Awards

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The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, April 28, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni Given from alumni to alumni, the award recognizes individuals who […]

Patocka and Tapia Receive Honorary Doctorates

Barbara Patocka

When Barbara Patocka P00 woke up on May 14, she probably knew she had one thing in common with Richard Tapia: they’d both be attending Harvey Mudd College’s 59th Commencement ceremony, where he was scheduled to deliver the keynote address and to receive an honorary doctor of engineering, science, and humane letters degree from the […]

Faculty Approved for Tenure

Vivien Hamilton and students

Three Harvey Mudd College faculty members were approved for tenure, effective July 1, at the meeting of the board of trustees this week. Vivien Hamilton, assistant professor of history of science has been approved for promotion to associate professor with continuous tenure. Hamilton previously worked as a lecturer at the Institute for the History and […]

Harvey Mudd Launches Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Raising awareness about humanity’s increasing footprint on critical ecosystem services and resources is just one goal of the Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design, which the campus community officially launched Sept. 25. “Hixon Center programs build on the many sustainability initiatives and goals achieved since Harvey Mudd’s founding and draw on the […]

$25 Million Gift Establishes Center for Creativity and Collaboration for the 5Cs

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“The challenges we face today call for audacious thinkers and doers who can work collaboratively and creatively across disciplines.” —Rick Sontag (HMC ’64) In making a $25 million gift that will benefit the five undergraduate campuses of The Claremont Colleges, Rick and Susan Sontag hope to help some of the nation’s most talented students harness […]

New Harvey Mudd Residence Hall Named for Alumnus, Board Chair

Wayne Drinkward.

In less than two months, Harvey Mudd College will open its ninth residence hall on campus, and it will be the second dorm named for an alumnus. In recognition of his extraordinary leadership of the board and of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, the Executive Committee of the board of trustees announced the College’s […]