ImpactCMC

ImpactCMC Schedule
This is a tentative schedule and will be updated regularly. Last updated: September 23, 2021

Friday, October 1

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Institute Board Meetings
(By invitation only)
Berger Institute | 12:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Kravis 321

Randall Lewis Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
4th Sector, Ontario 


4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
CMC Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting
CMCAA Board of Directors
Freeberg Forum, Kravis Center


6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
75th Anniversary Welcome Reception
Flamson Plaza
It’s time to come together, share stories, explore the past, the present, and the bright future of our beloved institution. Join us for live music and refreshments as we kick-off of Impact CMC: 2021! All community leaders are welcome.

Saturday, October 2

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Collins Dining Hall Breakfast
All community leaders
Collins Dining Hall
Start the day by picking up your name badge and a schedule at Collins Dining Hall! Enjoy coffee and breakfast with fellow volunteers before heading off to your sessions ready to take on the day.


8:00 - 8:50 a.m.
Alumni Interviewer: Training Session
Freeberg Forum, Kravis Center
The Office of Admission is already hard at work recruiting a diverse, increasingly talented, and energetic group of students for the Class of 2026. Many of them have begun the application process. They are eager to be interviewed by alumni like you and show you how they can contribute to CMC. Alumni interviewers are invited to join Edna Elnar-Wicker from the Office of Admission for an interactive training session on the Alumni Interviewer Program.

Join the session!


8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Joint Session with Institute Advisory Board Chairs & Faculty Directors
Horvitz Conference Room, Roberts Pavilion
Faculty Directors and Institute Advisory Board Chairs will assemble for their annual joint session.


9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
Impact Workshops

  • Admission 101
    Freeberg Forum
    Learn how COVID-19 is continuing to change the way we look at recruiting. From virtual recruiting and campus visits to how CMC reads files in a test-optional environment. The session will also focus on the importance of volunteers - alumni and parents can help in the selection process and representing CMC in all corners of the globe.

    Join the session!
  • The CMC Business Model and COVID Recovery
    Roberts North 15
    Ever wonder about the CMC budget? How the endowment is spent or where philanthropy dollars go? Learn about the CMC business model has helped the college bring students back while making sure it is a safe environment for all on campus.
    Join the session!
  • The Presidential Initiative on Anti-Racism and the Black Experience
    Kravis 102
    Join Nyree Gray, associate vice president for diversity and inclusion and chief civil rights officer as she discusses the Presidential Initiative and how CMC is developing a long-term, structural, integrated educational response to racism, inequality, and inequity. Nyree will discuss feedback and opportunities based on the work of our alumni, faculty, staff, and student steering committees.
    Join the session!

10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Impact Workshops (Repeated)

  • Admission 101
    Freeberg Forum, Kravis Center
    Learn how COVID-19 is continuing to change the way we look at recruiting. From virtual recruiting and campus visits to how CMC reads files in a test-optional environment. The session will also focus on the importance of volunteers - alumni and parents can help in the selection process and representing CMC in all corners of the globe.
  • The CMC Business Model and COVID Recovery
    Roberts North 15
    Ever wonder about the CMC budget? How the endowment is spent or where philanthropy dollars go? Learn about the CMC business model has helped the college bring students back while making sure it is a safe environment for all on campus.
  • The Presidential Initiative on Anti-Racism and the Black Experience
    Kravis 102
    Join Nyree Gray, associate vice president for diversity and inclusion and chief civil rights officer as she discusses the Presidential Initiative and how CMC is developing a long-term, structural, integrated educational response to racism, inequality, and inequity. Nyree will discuss feedback and opportunities based on the work of our alumni, faculty, staff, and student steering committees.

10:45  a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Roberts Environmental Center Board Meeting
Horvitz Conference Room, Roberts Pavilion


11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Town Hall with President Hiram E. Chodosh
Gann Quadrangle, Kravis Center
Join President Hiram Chodosh for a discussion about the future of CMC, including the goals, ambitions, and strategic challenges that will guide us to our centennial.
Join the Town Hall


12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
75th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon
All community leaders
Gann Quadrangle, Kravis Center
Gather with all community leaders and enjoy lunch and conversation in Gann Quadrangle prior to our in-depth discussion regarding the future of the liberal arts and CMC's role in higher education.


1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
The Future of Academics
All community leaders
Gann Quadrangle, Kravis Center
Join our newly appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Heather Antecol; Founding Chair for Integrated Sciences, Ran Libeskind-Hadas; and Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Muriel Poston as they explore the future of the liberal arts and CMC's role in higher education as we create a new integrated science and computation program and look to our centennial.

Join the session!


2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Student-Alumni Networking and Conversation
All community leaders
Gann Quadrangle, Kravis Center
What is your best piece of advice? Please join us in welcoming our juniors and seniors back to campus and offer insights as they explore potential career paths, looking to honor CMC's leadership mission and take on the world's biggest challenges. 


2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Parent Network Board Meeting
Parent Network Board Members
 Kravis 321


2:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Kravis Leadership Institute Advisory Board Meeting
Kravis 367


4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
75th Anniversary ImpactCMC Closing Reception with Student Leaders
Gann Quadrangle, Kravis Center
All community leaders are invited to the closing reception. Enjoy a beverage and delicious appetizers as we celebrate everything that has made Claremont McKenna College a revered and transformational liberal arts leader: most notably, our dedicated community of students, alumni, parents, partners, and friends. Members of the Class of 2022 will be in attendance.