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.
Scripps College will celebrate the class of 2021 virtually this May, followed by an in-person celebration mid-2022.
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
Amy Marcus-Newhall, current Scripps College vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, will act as the college’s interim president.
Scripps College President Lara Tiedens will resign effective April 15, 2021, after five years of serving the college.
Scripps College released details of its plan to return students to campus in the spring in an email to students Monday.
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.
Despite 5C commencement ceremonies being postponed due to COVID-19, the Claremont Colleges are celebrating their seniors this weekend.
Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.
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.