Jan. 9, 2013 by Wesleyan Alumni Community
Legal scholar Hiram Chodosh ’85, the new president-elect of Claremont McKenna College in California, understands that a strong liberal arts education is the foundation for producing the next generation of world leaders.
“Hiram E. Chodosh was elected by Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees to be its fifth president, according to a news release.
“The announcement was sent out Thursday for Chodosh, who currently serves as the dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah.
“‘I am both humbled and honored to be named the next president of Claremont McKenna College,’ said Chodosh, who is also a Hugh B. Brown Endowed Presidential Professor of Law and Senior Presidential Advisor on Global Strategy, in a statement.
“‘The faculty, students, staff, and Board, under the inspired leadership of Presidents Pamela Gann, Jack Stark, and George Benson have created a global treasure in higher education. CMC’s stunning success grows from the college’s singular, historic commitment to leadership in the world through the creative power of the liberal arts. I am eager to learn from and work with the CMC community to build upon this special legacy.’”
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