A look back: Lara Tiedens’ legacy after five years at Scripps College

Five years after joining Scripps College in 2016, Lara Tiedens ended her term as president April 15. TSL took a look back at her tenure.

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Scripps Presidential Scholarship Initiative tops $10 million goal

Scripps College reached its fundraising goal of $10 million this February for the Presidential Scholarship Initiative, a project started in 2017 by President Lara Tiedens to financially assist the college’s lowest-income students.  The goal was to eliminate student loans for students from families with an annual income below $60,000 and

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5Cs to start fall semester one week early, cancel fall break

In a move to minimize the impacts of COVID-19 during the fall and winter months, the Claremont Colleges will start the fall semester one week earlier than planned, cancel fall break and end classes before the start of Thanksgiving break.

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5Cs to celebrate seniors with virtual graduation events

Despite 5C commencement ceremonies being postponed due to COVID-19, the Claremont Colleges are celebrating their seniors this weekend.

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Scripps admin would ask trustees to veto universal A policy if passed, president warns

Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.

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Claremont Colleges ‘committed’ to students returning in fall but prep for other scenarios

The Claremont Colleges hope to bring students back to campus in the fall but are prepping backup plans due to the uncertainty of COVID-19.

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