Claremont Colleges AAUP

Welcome to the Claremont Colleges AAUP Chapter!

Chapter Officers

Deborah Carter (CGU), president

Brent Armendinger (Pitzer), vice president

Vivien Hamilton (Harvey Mudd), treasurer

Anne Harley (Scripps), secretary

Chapter bylaws (updated on April 22, 2022)

Other Executive Committee Members

Lisette dePillis (Harvey Mudd)

Heather Ferguson (Claremont McKenna)

Sarah Gilbert (Pitzer)

George Gorse (Pomona)

Animesh Ray (KGI)

Emilie Reagan (CGU)

Joel West (KGI)

webpage updated on January 19, 2023

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Executive Committee Statement expressing concern about KGI faculty contracts 1/19/23

7C AAUP to KGI 01-19-2023.pdf

General Meeting held on
Thursday, November 17th!

Thank you all who attended our general meeting on November 17th! We will be sending out more information early in 2023 about chapter priorities, etc.

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2021-2022 Chapter Statements

The Claremont Colleges AAUP Chapter has issued a number of statements since 2020. Posted to the left (or above) is the most recent statement. All statements are on this page. A partial list of recent statements includes:

  • Statement in support of Keck Science faculty 3/3/22

  • Statement Calling for Minutes from All Meetings of Council of Deans of Faculty and Council of Presidents 10/26/21

  • Letter from Executive Committee to Pomona President and Dean regarding recent faculty suspensions and staff terminations

  • Flexibility in Modes of Instruction

  • Contingent Faculty Working Conditions

  • Threats to Academic Freedom at Linfield University, Collin College, and Mills College

  • Police Presence on Our Campuses

  • Changes to Review, Promotion, and Tenure Polices Due to Pandemic

  • Open Presidential Searches