President Lara Tiedens discusses the 19th Amendment, women’s representation in elected positions, and the College’s work to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in order to continue to dismantle institutional racism.
Advancing Racial Justice and Equity at Scripps and Beyond
Launched in 2014, the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) initiative laid out a framework to assess and make changes to Scripps’ curriculum, culture, and policies to help eradicate institutional racism. Yet, as the voices raised in these protests remind us, more can be done.
The College’s latest news includes updates on the campus solar array project, the COVID-19 Relief Grant, and a National Science Foundation Grant for Associate Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams, who’s studying rising temperatures in the Gulf of Maine.
Denison Library’s Women Suffrage and Equal Rights Collection documents the development of the suffrage movement both internationally and in the United State, particularly in the years preceding and immediately following the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920.
Two years after the Scripps College Centennial Plan was launched, many of the plan’s initiatives are completed or underway. Learn more about the Presidential Scholarship Initiative, the IDEA 2.0 Initiative, increased capacity in computer science, and the Public Humanities Initiative.
Scripps Presents celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. The College’s signature public events series is looking to the future for its 2020–21 season as it partners with other programs and event series around the country to discuss the future of language, race, food, science, and more.