Category: "Community Announcements"

Accreditation of Harvey Mudd College Reaffirmed

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In February the accreditation of Harvey Mudd College by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) was reaffirmed for a 10-year period, the maximum term possible. To receive 10 years, an institution must be found to be in substantial compliance with WSCUC standards and to have no consequential issues that affect the institution’s ability […]

Update from HMC President Maria Klawe

Dear Harvey Mudd College Community, As we close out the 2020-2021 academic year and begin looking ahead to summer and our plans to reopen the campus for in-person activities this fall, I have been reflecting on my 15 years as president of Harvey Mudd College. As you know, the board of trustees held its May […]

Condemning Asian and Asian American Violence

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Tuesday’s brutal and deadly attack by a white gunman in metropolitan Atlanta, which ended the lives of eight people—including six Asian women—is the latest in a series of extremely violent incidents against Asians and Asian Americans across this country. Begun largely by the xenophobic language used against members of this […]

International Students to be Allowed into U.S. if Classes Online

Dear HMC Community, We are very happy to share the news that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reached an agreement to rescind its earlier policy directive requiring international students take in-person classes in order to study in the U.S. Harvey Mudd values our international students highly and earlier had joined colleges and universities […]

Addressing Systemic Racism

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Black Lives Matter. We condemn these senseless killings. We condemn police violence. We condemn the crushing sense of injustice that we feel when we hear these stories day in and day out. We believe that no Black person should be afraid of a traffic stop, of a jog in their […]

Message from the President

Dear members of the Harvey Mudd College community, I write this message as Los Angeles County again prepares for another night of curfews in the wake of protests in cities across the U.S. This is a time of great challenge, extreme frustration and deep sadness in our community and in our country, with inequities and […]

Workload and Wellbeing Study Results

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Just how much time are Harvey Mudd College students spending on coursework outside the classroom? And what impact are those cumulative hours having on their wellbeing? In response to concerns over work-life balance at HMC, the Teaching and Learning Committee (TLC) designed and conducted the Workload and Health at Mudd (WHAM) study to gain a […]

Proposed Allocation of Carnegie Academic Leadership Award Funds

Dear Campus Community: As you know, at the end of September, we received word that the Carnegie Corporation of New York had awarded $500,000 to Harvey Mudd College in the form of an Academic Leadership Award for outstanding academic and institutional leadership. We are tremendously grateful to Carnegie for this recognition, and we have been […]

Harvey Mudd Reaffirms Support for Dreamers

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, This morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Trump was rescinding the Obama-era executive order that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As a result, the Department of Homeland Security will discontinue all new applications to the program immediately. Those whose DACA permits expire between now […]

HMC Response to Charlottesville Events

Faculty, Staff and Students, I know many of you join me in feeling disappointment, shock and anger at last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. The racism, anti-Semitism and outright hatred that fueled the violence and led to the deaths of three people is in direct opposition to this country’s values and to Harvey Mudd’s vision […]