"Hiram is a first-class legal mind, and an exceptional scholar who is poised to lead this institution on to greater heights," said Presidential Search Committee Chair and Trustee David Mgrublian '82 P'11. "We identified, reviewed, and met with an outstanding pool of candidates and I am delighted that Hiram will be the new president at CMC."
Search committee member Paul Hurley, the Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy, said, "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."
Chodosh was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and attended Hillside High School in Hillside, New Jersey. He received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from Yale Law School. He is married to Priya Junnar and they have two children, Saja, 20, and Caleb, 17.
Claremont McKenna College is a private liberal arts college with a curricular emphasis on economics, government and public affairs. Established in 1946, CMC is a member of The Claremont Colleges in Claremont, California.SOURCE Claremont McKenna College