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August 1, 2017

Scripps College Named a Best College in Nine Categories by The Princeton Review

Scripps College is featured in The Princeton Review’s 2018 edition of “The Best 382 Colleges.” The annual “Best Colleges” guide offers two-page profiles on each school featured and, rather than rank the colleges academically, presents the top-20 colleges in 62 categories ranging from academics and financial aid to quality of life, career services, classroom experience, and more.

June 8, 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 endowment for […]

May 17, 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 […]

May 15, 2017

Class of 2017: Scripps Celebrates Record Commencement, 90th Anniversary

Scripps College graduated a record number of students during spring commencement ceremonies on May 13, with a total of 254, the largest graduating class in the 90-year history of the College.

May 1, 2017

Scripps Inaugurates Lara Tiedens as Ninth President

Scripps College began a new era on April 29, 2017, when Lara Tiedens was inaugurated as the College’s ninth president. Tiedens, who accepted the position in June 2016, beamed as hundreds of Scripps alumnae, students, faculty, and staff gathered on Elm Tree Lawn to watch the installation ceremony. The one-and-a-half-hour commemoration featured speeches and provided […]

April 20, 2017

LEED Gold Certification: Scripps College’s NEW Hall Receives Top USGBC Rating

Scripps College announces it has been awarded LEED gold certification for its NEW Hall building, the Claremont, Calif. college’s newest residence hall.

April 19, 2017

Scripps College Olive Oil Receives Awards

This year’s Scripps College olive oil entries to the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition yielded a Silver medal in the “light, delicate” variety of olive oil, and Bronze recognition for the bottle's label design created by Scripps sophomore Mary Alexandra “Molly” Vaughn Antell.

April 3, 2017

Presidential Post-Board Community Update April 2017

Dear Members of the Scripps College Community, The Board of Trustees concluded its March retreat and meeting on Sunday, March 5, and I would like to inform you about the following key actions and discussions. Budget The trustees approved an operating budget for fiscal year 2017–18. Key elements include: Enrollment of 1,000 students, in line with the current number of students on and off campus; Tuition, room, and board increase of 3.9%, […]

March 24, 2017

Update on Diversity and Inclusion at Scripps

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff:As we enter the final phase of the spring semester, I would like to update you on the progress we’ve made on policies, programs, and practices to make Scripps more diverse and inclusive. We have posted a new update on the IDEA website that reports progress on commitments made last year […]

February 21, 2017

Chronicle of Higher Ed Lists Scripps College Among Top 25 Fulbright-Producing Colleges

Scripps College is featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education as a U.S. college credited with producing the highest number of student Fulbright recipients in the country for 2016-17, ranking among the Top 25 in its category. The annual list is announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and highlighted in the Chronicle. Scripps appears on the listing that features baccalaureate institutions, or "bachelor's colleges."