What People Are Saying About President-elect Hiram E. Chodosh
"Hiram Chodosh has been a great dean and will be a superb president of Claremont McKenna. He is exactly what is needed in higher education today."
Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Former Dean of Yale Law School
"I am delighted to welcome Hiram Chodosh as the new president of CMC. He brings a wealth of experience as a leader, scholar, and teacher. President Chodosh will take CMC to a higher level of intellectual engagement, increase our visibility and status around the world, and help our students, faculty, and staff achieve their best selves."
Diane Halpern, Ph.D., Trustee Professor of Psychology and Roberts Fellow
"I believe Hiram intuitively gets and believes in our mission. His visionary, entrepreneurial spirit will resonate with alumni and his extraordinary leadership abilities will propel our whole CMC community to a new level of excellence."
Laura M. Grisolano '86, President
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"Hiram has made tremendous contributions to our campus during his tenure," said University of Utah President David W. Pershing. "He led the initiative to create a new and innovative facility for the Quinney College of Law and has been instrumental in the development of the University's new Global Initiative. On behalf of the entire U community, I want to thank him for his leadership and wish him great success in his new role in Southern California."
David W. Pershing University of Utah President
"Hiram embodies the College's mission as a thoughtful, productive, and responsible leader in his profession whose scholarship has contributed significantly to intellectual vitality and the understanding of public policy issues. What a wonderful role model for our students."
David G. Mgrublian '82 P'11, Chair, Search Committee and Trustee
"I am thrilled and gratified that Hiram has agreed to serve as the College's next president. His life to date is a testament to the extraordinary value and power of a liberal arts education. I am confident that he will be an inspiration to our students and a true partner with our faculty."
Paul Hurley, Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy
"He has led the kind of life of thought and impact that CMC students aspire to. I am certain that he will be not only an approachable and supportive leader for our students, but also an effective president for the broader CMC community."
Aditya Pai '13, Student Member of Search Committee