Category: "Board of Trustees"

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2018 Awards

March 14, 2018

HMC seal

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

May 19, 2017

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

February 3, 2017

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

October 1, 2015

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

September 10, 2015

students talking

“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

July 14, 2015

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 […]

Vi Jacobs: Longtime Supporter Leaves Lasting Legacy

February 12, 2015

Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs, a longtime supporter of Harvey Mudd College, died Jan. 12, 2015. She was 99. Vi began her association with Harvey Mudd in 1973 when her late husband, Joseph J. Jacobs, the founder of Jacobs Engineering, was appointed to the College’s board. Violet and Joseph generously supported Harvey Mudd for four decades, […]

Longtime Trustee Norman F. Sprague III Dies

March 25, 2014

Harvey Mudd College Trustee Norman F. Sprague III, an active and dedicated member of the board of trustees for 35 years, died March 14, 2014, at the age of 67. He was the grandson of Harvey S. Mudd, for whom the College is named. “Norm was a truly extraordinary person as well as an amazing […]

Harvey Mudd College Launches $150 Million Fundraising Campaign

February 19, 2014

campaign launch event

Harvey Mudd College, a leading innovator in science, engineering and mathematics undergraduate education, has launched a $150 million comprehensive campaign. “Harvey Mudd is on a mission,” said President Maria Klawe. “We seek to fund the people, programs and places that will allow us to ensure that a steady stream of passionate problem solvers is available […]