IDEA Archive

First-Generation @ Scripps February Newsletter

Dear Scripps Community, We hope that your spring semester is going well!  We are particularly eager to distribute the February 2017 Newsletter of the First-Generation @ Scripps program. This issue features highlights of our 3rd annual First-Gen student retreat that took place on January 27-28, 2017. The theme of this year’s retreat was Our Narrative: Empowerment […]

Added: February 20, 2017

Faculty Statement

Faculty, Staff, and Students, At its meeting on February 16, 2017, the faculty approved the following statement: In light of the harm, chaos, and distress caused by recent Executive Orders issued from the United States White House, the faculty of Scripps College expresses its unwavering support for all members of the Scripps College community, regardless […]

Added: February 20, 2017

Supporting Our International Community

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, Last week the new president issued a number of executive orders and presidential memos. The executive order pertaining to immigration and travel has led to particular concern, since it targets Muslim-majority countries. While the legality of these measures is evaluated, the College advises that people from Iran, Iraq, […]

Added: January 30, 2017

Community Update from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Members of the Scripps Community, Reflecting on the past several months, it’s hard to believe that my first semester at Scripps is already drawing to a close. As I continue my “Scripps education,” I am amazed at the depth and breadth of achievement among our students, faculty, and staff, and at the strong bonds […]

Added: December 13, 2016

Office of the President: Message in Response to Petition

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, I recently received a petition signed by more than 750 Scripps College students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends and family members requesting the addition of immigration status to the College’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy, and recommending that the College declare itself a “sanctuary center of higher education.” The […]

Added: December 11, 2016

Welcome to the Fall IDEA Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall IDEA Newsletter What is the IDEA Initiative at Scripps College? The IDEA Initiative is a comprehensive plan to align resources, programs, and events to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access throughout the Scripps community. Want to learn more? Visit our website to view the IDEA implementation plan, recent news, upcoming events, and […]

Added: December 2, 2016

Support and Protections for Undocumented and DACA Students

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, Over the past couple of weeks, I have had thoughtful conversations with many members of this community about the ways in which we can ensure that Scripps College remains a place of safety and security for those who may lose their legal protections under new policies proposed by […]

Added: November 21, 2016

On-campus Vandalism: Message From President Tiedens

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff,   This morning I was informed that the Miller Wing of the Humanities Building had been vandalized. The damage included graffiti referencing Trump campaign messages and a broken window. We reported the incident to Campus Safety, and the messages were removed and repairs are underway, thanks to the rapid […]

Added: November 11, 2016

Message from President Tiedens

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, The presidential campaign and the election results have created a great deal of uncertainty and apprehension over the past 18 months. The outcome of this turbulent political season has evoked strong emotions for many of us as we struggle to interpret its meaning. Not everyone will have the same […]

Added: November 9, 2016

Bias Incident Protocol Working Group

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, In keeping with Scripps College’s commitment to strengthen a campus-wide culture of inclusion, last year, the administration initiated a process to evaluate the effectiveness of current policies and practices with respect to bias incidents on the Scripps campus. The Dean of Students Office and SCORE have conducted preliminary research […]

Added: October 25, 2016

Message on Diversity and Inclusion from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As an educator, I have long believed that education, especially higher education, has an important role to play in creating a more just society. From my very early conversations with members of the Scripps College community, it was evident that diversity and inclusion are highly valued here. This was […]

Added: September 1, 2016

Welcome Message from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Scripps College Community Members, It has been my great pleasure to welcome students, faculty, staff, alumnae, families, and friends to campus as we begin the 2016­–17 academic year. The first days of fall semester are always exhilarating—reunions with old friends happen alongside farewells to families, new experiences intersect with familiar places and routines, and […]

Added: August 29, 2016

May Diversity and Inclusivity Community Update

Diversity and Inclusion Update   Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, I am writing to provide the final update of this academic year on the College’s actions and progress toward combating institutional racism, expanding support for students of color and members of other marginalized groups, and creating a more inclusive climate for all Scripps […]

Added: May 13, 2016

Workshop on Anti-Oppression with Toni Myers, M.A. ’12

Friday April 22nd 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Toll Hall TV Room This workshop is a low-key dialogue space and work session for students of all knowledge levels. It is designed to engage multiple learners, including those just beginning the process of critical thinking and learning with respect to social justice.  This collaboration with SCORE staff […]

Added: April 18, 2016

IDEA Newsletter (4/5/16)

Hello, Scripps Community! We’re excited to share the April issue of the IDEA newsletter with you. This issue spotlights the inaugural 7C Faculty Diversity Awards celebrating both teaching and mentorship in the 7C community. It also highlights upcoming events and workshops, recent national news stories, and the latest Diversity and Inclusivity Community update from Interim President Amy Marcus-Newhall and the senior team. […]

Added: April 13, 2016

TRAINING: Improving Communication Skills

Sana Bisharat Human Resources Generalist Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave. Claremont, CA 91711 (909)607-4112 Sbishara@scrippscollege.edu

Added: April 12, 2016

Anti-Oppression Workshops led by Antoinette Myers ’12

Antoinette Myers ’12 will be on campus April 20-22 leading workshops for students and faculty: Engaging Power, Privilege, and Oppression: An Anti-Oppression Curriculum Design Workshop for Students  Workshop and Conversation on Anti-Oppression Pedagogy for Faculty   Student Contact: Sam Haynes shaynes@scrippscollege.edu   Faculty Contact: Julia Liss jliss@scrippscollege.edu

Added: April 11, 2016

April Diversity and Inclusivity Community Update

Diversity and Inclusion Update   Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty and Staff, I am writing to provide an update on the College’s actions and progress toward combatting institutional racism, expanding support for students of color and members of other marginalized groups, and creating a more inclusive climate for all Scripps students. In a meeting with […]

Added: April 3, 2016

IDEA Newsletter (3/8/16)

We’re excited to share the inaugural issue of the IDEA newsletter with you. The newsletter is designed to keep you updated on topics related toInclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access at Scripps College.

Added: March 8, 2016

February 2016 First-Gen Newsletter

Dear Scripps Community, We hope you enjoyed a wonderful winter break and have adjusted well into the full swing of the spring semester.  We are particularly eager to distribute the February 2016 Newsletter of the First-Generation @ Scripps program. This issue features highlights of our 2nd annual First-Gen student retreat that took place on February 5-6, 2016. […]

Added: February 16, 2016