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Sep. 14, 2021

Longtime Employee Peggy Vasquez Reflects on Nearly 40 Years at Scripps

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Dec. 15, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Marina Muncan, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags and Athenas Cross-Country Coach

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Oct. 15, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Queer Resource Center Director Sharon Chia Claros

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Spotlight on Staff Series


September 14, 2021

Longtime Employee Peggy Vasquez Reflects on Nearly 40 Years at Scripps

Scripps recently bid farewell to Peggy Vasquez, supervisor of special projects, after her retirement following a remarkable 39 years of service to the College community.

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December 15, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Marina Muncan, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags and Athenas Cross-Country Coach

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Stags and Athenas cross-country programs recently welcomed Marina Muncan as their new head coach. Muncan comes to Claremont with over 14 years of coaching experience, most recently as the coach for women’s distance runners at Rutgers University for the last five years. Muncan also competed for the Serbian national team in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and was a finalist at the 2012 European Championships.

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October 15, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Queer Resource Center Director Sharon Chia Claros

The Claremont Colleges community recently welcomed Sharon Chia Claros (she/her/hers) as the new assistant dean and director of the Queer Resource Center (QRC).

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October 6, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Assistant Dean and SCORE Director Dr. Marissiko Wheaton

Scripps recently welcomed Dr. Marissiko Wheaton as the new assistant dean and director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE). The Office of Marketing and Communications recently spoke to Wheaton to learn more about her professional background and her aspirations for SCORE.

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January 23, 2020

“Seventh Generation Thinking”: Director of Facilities Operations and Sustainability Lesley Swick Takes the Long View of Sustainable Change

Last fall, Scripps welcomed Lesley Swick as director of facilities operations and sustainability. Swick comes to Scripps after serving for over 10 years as a sustainability, Green Building, and LEED consultant, having worked with clients such as the Los Angeles County Metro Transit Authority, UCSD, Toyota, and the City of Santa Monica.

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February 14, 2019

Spotlight on Staff: Jennifer Martinez Wormser ’95, Director of Ella Strong Denison Library

This spring, alumna Jennifer Martinez Wormser ’95 was appointed Denison Librarian of the Ella Strong Denison Library. An English major and French minor at Scripps, she earned her MLS degree with a concentration in archival management from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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October 30, 2018

Spotlight on Staff: Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections

This past June, Meher McArthur was named the first Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. McArthur is an accomplished author, curator, and educator with expertise in Asian art.

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October 23, 2017

Spotlight on Staff: Sue Castagnetto, Director of The Intercollegiate Feminist Center

Sue Castagnetto, who serves as the director of the Intercollegiate Feminist Center (IFC) and is a lecturer in the philosophy department at Scripps, has led the IFC for the past 18 years. Her wealth of knowledge is reflected in the stacks of papers and books that overflow around us.

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March 21, 2017

Spotlight on Staff: Jenn Wells, Assistant Dean and Director of SCORE

Scripps College welcomed Jenn Wells as the new assistant dean and director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE). As part of our ongoing Spotlight on Staff series, the Office of Marketing and Communications caught up with Wells in mid-February, during her first week at Scripps,to learn more about her professional background and her aspirations for SCORE.

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Jessica Johnston is Two-Day Winner on Jeopardy! Quiz Show

Scripps College admission counselor Jessica Johnston was recently a two-day Jeopardy! winner, and credits her undergraduate experience as a women’s college student for her hard-won abilities and interests in history and politics.

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