Inclusive Excellence Announcements

External Core Review: Final Report

January 9, 2018

Dear Community, This email shares with you the report that resulted from last fall’s external review of our Core. You may recall that, following our internally-generated self-study of the Core, we had an external team on campus November 13-15 to meet with all college constituencies and gather first-hand information about our Core. The team’s findings, […]

Update on DSA Searches

October 6, 2017

Dear HMC Community, I am writing with a brief update on two DSA searches in progress. Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity: As of today, we have received over 60 applications and the search committee is busy reading files with an eye towards selecting three candidates for campus interviews in late October and November (schedules permitting). […]

Community Workshop: Envisioning Effective Equity Training at Mudd

September 5, 2017

Dear Mudders, This summer, an FEC (faculty executive committee) subcommittee on diversity, inclusion, and equity, consisting of Nancy Lape and Erika Dyson, worked on various plans and projects aimed at addressing needs that our community members identified last spring, particularly related to diversity training, bias incident reporting, inclusive teaching pedagogy, equitable hiring practices, among others.* […]

HMC Response to Charlottesville Events

August 17, 2017

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 […]

An Update from the Core Review Planning Team (CRPT)

July 28, 2017

Dear Community, This note follows the one sent to you at the end of June to provide an update on the activities of the Core Review Planning Team (CRPT). As a reminder, this team is composed of faculty, ASHMC student representatives, a staff member, and the president of AABOG, and is charged to lead the […]

Announcement of the Core Review Planning Team

June 8, 2017

Dear HMC Community, I am pleased to announce the formation of the Core Curriculum Planning Team (CRPT), a multi-constituency committee that will oversee our preparation for an external review of the Core curriculum in late fall 2017. As Core Curriculum Director, the chair equivalent for the Core, Tom Donnelly will lead the CRPT. Other team […]

Feedback on Proposal for Increased Emotional Health and Wellness Support for 2017–2018

May 5, 2017

This message was sent from Dean Jon Jacobsen to all students.  Dear Students, On April 19, the President’s Cabinet shared a proposal to increase support for health, wellness and inclusion needs on campus for 2017-2018 by funding an additional staff person shared by the Office of Health and Wellness (in addition to the current two […]

Follow-up Message from HMC President Maria Klawe (To Current Parents)

April 24, 2017

Dear Parent, I realize that many of you have heard varying amounts of information regarding the activity on campus over the past few weeks, but I want to give you a more comprehensive overview of these events than you may have learned about from my recent email, the Family Facebook Page, recent news stories, or […]

Message from Alumni Association President David Sonner ’80

April 24, 2017

Dear Fellow Alumni: You might have heard about the recent events at our alma mater through the HMC Alumni Facebook Page, recent articles, or fellow alumni. From my perspective as an alumnus and president of our Alumni Association, I want to give you some background and update you on the current status. I visit campus […]