Announcements Archive

Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Phil Swan

On December 7, Scripps College Life Trustee Phil Swan passed away at the age of 88. Phil’s tenure as a trustee began in 1970, and included membership on all standing committees of the Board. A successful investment counselor, Phil made valuable contributions to Scripps’ financial health and stability and the growth of its endowment. He was […]

Added: December 8, 2017

IDEA Extends ConverActions, Adds New Dialogues, Workshops for the 2017–18 Academic Year

Beginning this fall, the Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) initiative will sponsor a yearlong series of events, conversations, and workshops open to Scripps students, faculty, and staff as well as the entire 7C community. Building on last year’s programming, we will continue to host ConverActions on the National Climate on Race, Community, and Change. […]

Added: September 11, 2017

Interim Leadership for Institutional Advancement

With the upcoming departure of vice president for institutional advancement Michael Archibald, I have asked Binti Harvey to fill the role of interim vice president for Institutional Advancement, effective October 12, 2017. I am pleased that Binti has accepted this interim role, and I have every confidence in her ability to provide continuity and attentive […]

Added: September 7, 2017

Fall 2017 Tiedens’ Teas

This fall, President Lara Tiedens will be visiting residence halls to  get to know you while honoring one of Scripps’ most beloved traditions—tea! Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10am | Toll Living Room Monday, Sept. 18, 10am | Collegiate Apartments Patio     Tuesday, Sept. 26, 3pm | Kimberly Living Room Thursday, Oct. 12, 3pm | GJW Living Room […]

Added: September 7, 2017

Support for Scripps Community in Response to DACA Repeal

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As many of you know, today the President of the United States repealed the Presidential directive that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This decision has dire implications for thousands of students at colleges and universities throughout this nation who have sacrificed, persevered, and excelled to enhance […]

Added: September 5, 2017

Support and Resources for DACA Students

Facts and FAQs National Immigration Law Center UC Undocumented Legal Services Center FAQ Resources for and about DACA and Undocumented Students Legal Resources Please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at ext. 18277 to access a list of attorneys who are willing to provide pro bono consultations or services for our students. ACLU […]

Added: September 5, 2017

Introducing the Committee on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

As we continue to monitor and document our progress toward creating the equity and access we envision for the Scripps community, we have recognized the need for more robust channels of communication and input from Scripps community members. To this end, I have established the Committee on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (CIDE) to replace the President’s […]

Added: September 1, 2017

Intergroup Dialogues Sponsored by IDEA

This fall, the Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) initiative will sponsor a series of Intergroup Dialogues (IGD) for faculty and students designed to develop understanding of social identities and statuses (i.e., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious identity, ability status, citizenship/immigration status, socio-economic background, etc.), foster empathy and motivation to bridge differences, and build […]

Added: September 1, 2017

Fall Convocation 2017 Student Awards

Fall Convocation 2017 Student Awards

Added: August 29, 2017

Farewell to Mike Archibald

Scripps College President Lara Tiedens announced to the community on August 25, 2017, that Mike Archibald, who has served as vice president for institutional advancement at Scripps for the past five years, announced his resignation which will be effective in October. Archibald’s achievements at Scripps and his future assignment at Bowdoin College in Maine follows. […]

Added: August 25, 2017

Scripps College News and Events Fall 2017

Faculty Scholarship Many faculty spent their summers immersed in scholarship, with projects ranging from writing novels, to harnessing the power of evolution to create new proteins, to creating a tapestry from photographs of Platt garden, to studying how the mind and brain work to initiate and sustain successful cooperation in a rapidly changing world. Core […]

Added: August 18, 2017

Fall Welcome from Scripps College

Dear Scripps College Community Members, At the beginning of each academic year, we have an opportunity to recommit to building a thriving community of scholars who contribute to society through lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity. On campus, we do this through our orientation programming, our opening events, and in our greetings to one […]

Added: August 18, 2017

Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards

  It gives me great pleasure to announce the recipients of the annual Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards.  These awards are given to outstanding Scripps faculty with extraordinary achievements in teaching, scholarship, or service for the 2015-16 academic year who also have demonstrated proficiency in the other two areas.  The awards are named in […]

Added: August 10, 2017

Be part of the Box@Scripps Experience

Are You A Boxer Yet? Box@Scripps If you haven’t heard, Box@Scripps is our new cloud-based storage and collaboration solution.  Box@Scripps enables simple, secure access to your files, allowing collaboration on any device. Box@Scripps is live, IT has been implementing the cloud storage for the last year and the community is embracing it. Scripps IT has started […]

Added: July 18, 2017

Update – FAKE – Health Concern email – Don’t click on link

Do not click on the Health Concern email. It is a phishing attempt (wants to get your email account/password). Disclosing this information will compromise your email account. If you’ve clicked on the link and provided your account name/password, immediately call the help desk so we can change your password. Scripps Help Desk: 909-607-3406

Added: June 27, 2017

Prof. Bruce Coats appointed to Endowed Professorship

Dear Scripps College Faculty and Staff, It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Bruce Coats, professor of art history, to the Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 and Paul D. Muchnic Endowed Professorship, effective July 1, 2017. Professor Coats is the first appointee to this endowed professorship. In accordance with the terms of the […]

Added: June 8, 2017

IDEA Initiative 2016-2017 Report

The IDEA Initiative, under the sponsorship of the Office of the President, continued to align resources, programs, and events to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in partnership with members of the Scripps Community. Fall 2016 Workshops Two workshop sessions were offered at the beginning of the semester for staff: What’s the “T”?: Supporting Trans […]

Added: May 25, 2017

Spring 2017 Community Update

Dear Members of the Scripps College Community, As we close this academic year, I would like to share key actions from the Board of Trustees’ meeting on May 13 and inform you of some campus news and updates. Commencement It was a joy to participate in the 87th annual commencement ceremonies with graduates and their […]

Added: May 17, 2017

First Generation @ Scripps Final Newsletter for 2016-2017

Dear Scripps Community, We are writing to share our final publication of the First-Gen Newsletter for 2016-2017. The newsletter shares final reflections from students, faculty, and staff around the theme of Self-Care and Self-Love. We would like to congratulate Leonida Radford ’17 and Vivian Yu ’17 as they graduate from ScrippsCollege and we celebrate their […]

Added: May 9, 2017

Capstone Day survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in Capstone Day. To help us in our planning for next year, we ask that you complete a brief survey about the event. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017CapstoneFeedbackSurvey Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Ph.D. Associate Dean of Faculty, Scripps College Associate Professor of Biology, Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges

Added: May 5, 2017