News for Staff Archive

Suicide Prevention Training for Staff

As a part of our JED Campus Program, we are engaging in many initiatives around mental health and suicide prevention. This is one of the resources available to staff. QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is a course that educates participants on how they can get help for themselves, learn more about preventing suicide, common causes of […]

Added: January 29, 2018

Bias Incident Protocol-Please review and provide feedback

Dear Staff,   In response to President Tiedens’ request that we review and make recommendations regarding a bias-related incident protocol, the Bias Incident Protocol Working Group (including faculty, students, and staff) has met to consider revision of the protocol in ways that underscore the College’s values and help ensure an appropriate response by the College […]

Added: January 29, 2018

This Semester, Scripps Rides Foothill Transit for Free

Beginning January 8, students, faculty, and staff of any of the Claremont Colleges can ride Foothill Transit buses for free through the new Class Pass program. Rides are unlimited, and the pass is accepted on all Foothill Transit Local and Silver Streak buses, which serve cities throughout the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys as well […]

Added: January 12, 2018

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

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Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As many of you know, today the President of the United States repealed the Presidential directive that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.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

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

Steele 5 Software Updates

Scripps Community: Information Technology staff updated Steele 5 computer software over Winter Break.  The iMacs now run El Capitan OS, MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud 2017.   Always feel free to contact the IT office @ (909) 607-3406 or send an email to if you have questions or need assistance. Information Technology Department

Added: February 3, 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

Announcement of Adrienne Gibson as APESF Executive Director

Michael Archibald, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, has announced that Adrienne Walsh Gibson ’02 has been promoted to the position of Executive Director of Alumnae and Parent Engagement, The Scripps Fund/Executive Director of Alumnae Relations, effective December 1. Says Archibald, “Adrienne’s 12 years of progressively increased responsibility in Institutional Advancement at Scripps College make her […]

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

October 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting Summary

Dear Members of the Scripps College Community, The Board of Trustees convened for its quarterly session October 7-8 and engaged in a number of community events and conversations in addition to its regular meetings. A summary of the Board’s activities and actions taken follows: New Trustee At the Board meeting on October 8, trustees appointed […]

Added: October 19, 2016

IFC Open House 9/27

Added: September 21, 2016

Life After Scripps programming starts Sept 28 (CP&R career week)

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached our promotional flyer for Life After Scripps, a weeklong series of programs and events designed to support all students in career exploration and post-graduation planning. We are delighted to welcome members of the extended Scripps community including faculty, alumnae, and friends to deliver workshops throughout this week. (Please note, we’ll […]

Added: September 13, 2016

Faculty and Staff Vehicle Registration

Vehicle Registration Information  All vehicles parked at The Claremont Colleges must display a valid parking permit or authorized guest parking permit. Please follow the instructions below for obtaining a parking permit. Please note: If your vehicle is already registered and has a permit with a red validation sticker, the permit is still valid. No further […]

Added: September 12, 2016

Farewell Victoria Verlezza

Dear Scripps Students, It is with a mixture of emotion that I share the news that Victoria Verlezza, assistant director for the Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE), has accepted the position of Community Director at California State University, Monterey Bay. In her new role, Victoria will have oversight of sixteen resident advisors and […]

Added: July 18, 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