“Genius is cultivated every day at Scripps. And, as we prepare women leaders, we are constantly aware that access and opportunity to a Scripps education must be financially preserved to enable the most talented students to accept our invitation to study at Scripps College.”
CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 27, 2010) — Today, before an audience of hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and alumnae and witnessed by delegates from more than 60 institutions of higher learning, Scripps College inaugurated Lori Bettison-Varga as its eighth president.
Inauguration of Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga Celebrates the Genius of Women March 27, 2010
CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 26, 2010) — On the last weekend of Women’s History Month, Scripps College commemorates the inauguration of its eighth president, Lori Bettison-Varga, on Saturday, March 27, at 2:30 p.m.
“I look forward to celebrating the inauguration of Lori Bettison-Varga in the name of those who earned but have been denied the right to be called women of genius, as well as those who contend with the categories and seek freedom in the process.”
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 19, 2010) — In celebration of the inauguration of the eighth president of Scripps College, Lori Bettison-Varga, Scripps College will host a President’s Forum of distinguished alumnae leaders on Saturday, March 27, 2010, 10:30 a.m., at Garrison Theater.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (January 15, 2010) — In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Farai Chideya, provocative author, broadcaster, and sociopolitical pundit, will speak at Scripps College on Tuesday, Jaunary 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Balch Auditorium.
Never before in our lifetimes has the genius of women been more important, more needed in the world, and so distinctly what Scripps College is all about.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 2, 2009) — Jane Wurwand, founder and owner of the International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica, Inc., will speak at Scripps College on Tuesday, November 10th.
In celebration of the inauguration of its eighth president, Lori Bettison-Varga, Scripps College has selected the theme, “the Genius of Women.” Throughout the 2009-2010 academic year, guest speakers, writers, scientists, artists and other thought leaders will engage students and faculty in discussions about the transformational power of genius, and how creative and intellectual genius is essential in today’s changing world, especially from women, for women.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 5, 2009) — In an ongoing musical and cultural exchange between Scripps College and the Xiamen Philharmonic, under the direction of Maestra Zheng Xiaoying, will perform at Scripps College’s Garrison Theater on October 9, 2009, at 8 p.m.