Scripps’ New Memebers on the board of Trustees

Francille “Fran” Norris Scoble

Fran ScobleFran Scoble, Scripps’ newest board member, received her BA in English with a philosophy minor from Baylor University, cum laude. She then earned her MA in English from Vanderbilt University as a Ford Foundation Fellow and completed coursework at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colo.

She served as head of school at Westridge School for Girls from 1990 until her retirement in June 2008. Her previous professional experience includes positions at St. Mary’s Academy in Englewood, Colo., and Colorado Academy in Denver.

Scoble’s expertise with secondary schools for girls is expected to be a tremendous asset to the Board and the College. She ushered Westridge School for Girls through a major capital campaign and guided the renovation and restoration of its campus buildings. Scoble also has considerable experience serving on various non-profit boards, including treasurer of the National Association of Independent Schools, past president of the California Association of Independent Schools, and with the National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls, Chandler School in Pasadena, and Planned Parenthood of Pasadena.

Scoble began her term in February 2009 on the Scripps Board; she serves on the buildings and grounds and student affairs committees.

H. Andrea Neves

Andrea NevesEducator and expert on global cultural anthropology, H. Andrea Neves became a member of the Scripps College Board of Trustees in December 2008.

Neves received a bachelor’s degree in international relations/Latin American studies from the Universidad de Las Americas, in Mexico D.F., Mexico. After teaching at the secondary level in Mexico City and in the United States, she earned an MA degree in social sciences/cultural anthropology and early childhood education from Sacramento State University, and a PhD in education from Stanford University. She has taught at Stanford in the School of Education as a professor and as a visiting scholar, and at Sonoma State University, as a professor of education for more than 30 years.

Her career also includes fellowships from the Fulbright-Hays Program to study the effects of globalization on the educational systems of Tanzania and Uganda. She is presently engaged in development projects and scholarships for young women in Tanzania.

Neves and her husband, Barton Evans, live in Hillsborough, Calif., where they are active in philanthropy in support of education, as well as the arts.

 

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