Diversity and Inclusivity

In keeping with Scripps College’s ongoing focus on strengthening a campus-wide culture of inclusion, the College established the IDEA Initiative, a comprehensive plan to align resources, programs, and events to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access throughout the Scripps community.


Principles of Community

An understanding and appreciation of diverse peoples, cultures, and perspectives informs the intellectual framework on which our institutional mission is based and is critical to Scripps’ realization of its goal to become the premier liberal arts college in the country.


Principles of Diversity

An understanding and appreciation of diverse peoples, cultures, and perspectives informs the intellectual framework on which our institutional mission is based and is critical to Scripps’ realization of its goal to become the premier liberal arts college in the country.

IDEA Committees


News

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Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As many of you know, today the President of the United States repealed the Presidential directive that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.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

Support and Resources for DACA Students

Information about the current status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as well as a compilation of 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. […]

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