In Memoriam - Archives
John L. Reed
John L. Reed, who served the College for 27 years as a professor of education, chair of the Education Department, and director of the College's Elementary Education Program, died June 28, 2014, at his home in Saratoga Springs. The cause was pancreatic cancer. He was 85. Read More.
In Memoriam: Allen Kifer
Allen Kifer, a scholar of U.S. race relations and longtime faculty member in the Department of History, died October 30, 2013. He was 85. Read More.
Richard Upton, professor emeritus of art, died October 18, 2013, in Sarasota, Florida, of complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 82. Read More.
Madeleine Ortoleva, Skidmore alumna and longtime professor of French at the College, died July 4, 2013. She was 89. Read More.
In Memoriam: Alma Becker
Alma Becker, nationally recognized theater director and longtime member of Skidmore's Theater Department, died June 2, 2013, following a long illness. She was 67. Read More.
Violet M. Oliver
Violet M. Oliver, a longtime member of the Housekeeping division, died Thursday, December 20, 2012. She was 87. Read More.
In Memoriam: Phyllis A. Roth
Phyllis A. Roth, longtime professor of English and former dean of the faculty who served as both acting and interim president of Skidmore College, died March 25, 2012, in Saratoga Hospital, of complications from pancreatic cancer. Read More.
In Memoriam: David E. Long
David E. Long, the architect of Skidmore's modern fundraising program and longtime vice president at the College, died Feb. 7, 2012, at Saratoga Hospital. Read More.
In Memoriam: Warren Hockenos
Warren J. Hockenos, a longtime member of Skidmore's Philosophy Department, died December 13, 2010, at his home, from complications of Parkinson's disease. Read More.
In Memoriam: Henry C. Galant
Henry C. Galant, professor emeritus and founding chair of the Department of Government at Skidmore, died Nov. 16, 2010, from complications of pneumonia. He was 92. Read More.
Robert Jarvis, former director of physical plant at Skidmore, died Oct. 23, 2010, of complications from cancer. Read More.