Topic: "Board of Trustees"

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

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 […]

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 […]

Harvey Mudd College Chooses Smart Growth

November 14, 2013

In a world hungry for solutions that Harvey Mudd College graduates can offer, educating and producing even more graduates may seem the logical choice. Yet developing innovative, socially responsible problem-solvers takes a unique environment, one that Mudders value. So protecting this culture proved integral to a Nov. 1 decision to boost Harvey Mudd’s student body […]

Three Join HMC Board of Trustees

October 18, 2012

Harvey Mudd College has elected three new members to its board of trustees. Annie Tran Kao ’02 serves as a structural engineer with the Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc., a manufacturer of construction building products.She joined the company in 2006 as a branch engineer and served as the Southwest training and education manager from 2009 to […]