Presidential Search

Portrait of Suzanne Keen

Presidential Search Announcement

From the Search Committee Co-Chairs

Dear Scripps College Community Members,

It is our pleasure to report to you that the presidential search process for the 10th president of Scripps College is complete. Upon the search committee’s recommendation, the College’s Board of Trustees has unanimously selected Dr. Suzanne Keen, who will begin her term July 1, 2022. We deeply appreciate the community’s support and input, which helped us successfully recruit a leader who will continue to advance Scripps College’s mission.

Ellen Brown, Co-Chair
Deborah David ’72, Co-Chair

Message from Board Chair Lynne Thompson ’72

I am pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Suzanne Keen as the 10th president of Scripps College, effective July 1, 2022. She will hold the title of the W.M. Keck Foundation Presidential Chair, established in 1980. Dr. Keen is a distinguished scholar and professor of English literature, who comes to Scripps from her position as the vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty at Hamilton College in New York. READ MORE