College To Announce New President

Claremont McKenna College will announce the selection of a new college president this week. Here are the details:

Who: Claremont McKenna College

What: Announcement of new president

When: 9:30 am, Thursday, February 4, 1999

Where: On campus. Mary Pickford Auditorium.

500 E. Ninth Street, Claremont, California

Available for interviews will be the incoming president; retiring President Jack L. Stark; members of the presidential search committee; as well as students, faculty, and staff of Claremont McKenna College.

Jack L. Stark announced his plans to retire in March 1998 and will continue to serve as president until June 30, 1999. Since taking office in 1970, he has become one of the most respected college presidents in the nation. He currently is the longest serving college president in California. In 1997, Stark was honored with the Presidential Leadership Award by the Knight Foundation in Florida. There have been three presidents in the history of Claremont McKenna College.

Claremont McKenna College is a highly selective independent liberal arts college preparing students for responsible leadership in business and public affairs. Founded as Claremont Men's College in 1946, CMC became coeducational in 1976 and changed its name to Claremont McKenna College in 1981. CMC enrolls 1,000 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges.