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CAMPUS WATER CONSERVATION PROJECTS

This summer, lawns at Revelle House, Jaqua Quadrangle, East-West Allée, the Sallie Tiernan Field House pool area, south of the Rose Garden, and south of the Routt Apartments were replaced with drought-tolerant ground covers in accordance with the College’s water conservation plan.

SCRIPPS PRESS PUBLISHES POWER TRIP

A meditation on the automobile and the way it shapes our lives, Power Trip was produced in an edition of 102 copies by eight students from The Claremont Colleges as part of Scripps’ Typography and the Book Arts class.

LORI BETTISON-VARGA ENDOWMENT FUND

On September 8, Scripps College announced the establishment of The Lori Bettison-Varga Endowment Fund for Student Thesis and Research Support. The fund will focus on supporting senior thesis/senior capstone projects, a Scripps tradition and the pinnacle of the College’s academic program.

5C CENTER FOR COLLABORATIVE CREATIVITY ESTABLISHED

Rick and Susan Sontag, 1964 graduates of Harvey Mudd College and Pomona College, respectively, contributed $25 million to found the Center for Collaborative Creativity, a resource that will accelerate student collaboration and creativity across The Claremont Colleges.

PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION

Amy Marcus-Newhall, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, began serving as interim president October 5. Professor of History Julia Liss assumed the role of interim vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty in August to ensure stability for the Academic Affairs division during the transition.

NEW SENIOR STAFF

New to the senior leadership team is Dean Calvo, who joins Scripps as vice president for business affairs and treasurer.

 

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