President Lara Tiedens

Lara Tiedens began her tenure as president of Scripps College on August 1, 2016, assuming the title of the W.M. Keck Presidential Chair.Tiedenswas a senior associate dean of academic affairs and faculty member of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where she oversaw educational technology, executive education, case writing, and faculty development for the finance and marketing areas of the Graduate School of Business. In prior years as an associate dean, she led the PhD program at Stanford Graduate School of Business as well as its Global Innovation Program. Previously, Tiedens was the Morgan Stanley Director of Stanford’s Centerfor Leadership Development and Research, and she has served as an advisor for numerous Stanford leadership initiatives. AtScripps College,President Tiedens has implementedinitiatives to promote innovative pedagogy, ensure a holistic student experience,cultivate a diverse and inclusive community, and forge strategic partnerships to amplify Scripps’ impact and influence the advancement of women in society at large.