Presidential historian and best-selling author Doris Kearns Goodwin will be the featured speaker at Claremont McKenna College's 51st Annual Commencement to be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 17, 1998.
The commencement ceremonies will take place on campus at Badgley Garden, near the intersection of Sixth Street and Amherst Street in Claremont.
Czeslaw Milosz, the winner of the 1978 Neustadt International Prize and the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature, will be honored at an unprecedented gathering of more than thirty of the world's leading poets, authors, critics, editors, and scholars at Claremont McKenna College on Friday, April 24 through Monday, April 27, 1998.
The list of confirmed participants for the International Milosz Festival includes:
Stephen Davis, professor of philosophy and religious studies at Claremont McKenna College, will be leading a scholarly examination of the Holy Trinity at an unprecedented "Trinity Summit" next week in New York.
General William Crouch, Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army and former Commander in Chief, United States Army, Europe and Seventh Army will be among several foreign policy experts who will convene at Claremont McKenna College for a major academic conference to explore the future of the relationship between the United States and Europe, on Friday, April 3, 1998.
Jack L. Stark, California's longest-serving college president, has announced that he will retire as president of Claremont McKenna College on or before July 1, 1999.
"My association with this college has been more than a job, CMC has been a fundamental part of my life," Stark, 63, wrote in a letter to the CMC community announcing his plans to retire.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has selected Marc R. DeVore of Mission Viejo, California as a 1998 Truman Scholar. Supported by a special trust fund in the U.S. Treasury, the scholarship provides up to $30,000 for senior year and graduate school expenses.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has selected Jessica Brody of Wynnewood, PA as a 1998 Truman Scholar. Supported by a special trust fund in the U.S. Treasury, the scholarship provides up to $30,000 for senior year and graduate school expenses.
A junior majoring in Philosophy, Ms. Brody is a graduate of Lower Merion High School. Ms. Brody is the daughter of Dr. David S. Brody of Wynnewood and Barbara and Herbert Green also of Wynnewood.
A new examination of county, city, special district, and redevelopment agency finances in Riverside County has been unveiled by Claremont McKenna College's Rose Institute of State and Local Government.
County officials welcomed the new data which reveals inequity in the allocation of state funds to the detriment of Riverside County residents.