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A view of the proposed new Broadway entrance

President Philip A. Glotzbach and members of the faculty and staff recently updated the Skidmore community on the 2019-2020 budget, the campus campaign, employee health care and other important issues.


There's no place like Skidmore...

"Throughout my last few weeks at Skidmore, I found myself flooded with forgotten, tucked-away memories of the past four years. Each final paper, class or Monday routine was tinged with a bitter-sweetness. And as the time dwindled, these places, spaces and moments came together in an unexpected way." By Jenny Lupoff ’19


Dining Services

Spa specials

The Spa is open 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday this summer. Breakfast is served from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch, which includes a salad bar, soup, full deli menu and grill menu, is served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Weather permitting, a $5.99 pop-up grill menu is offered and includes a choice of burger, hot dog, chicken breast or veggie burger with two sides and a drink.


Burgess Café is open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


The Dining Hall serves breakfast 7-9:30 a.m., lunch 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and dinner 5-7:30 p.m.


Faculty-Staff Achievements

John Brueggemann, professor of sociology and department chair, has been elected to the Saratoga Springs City School District's Board of Education.


Jordana Dym, professor of history, offered a short course and a workshop at the University of the State of São Paulo - Franca (Brazil) in May.


from faculty and staff related to professional accomplishments and scholarly endeavors.

Skidmore Spotlight

Chloe Jaleel

Chloe Jaleel works in Student Academic Services as academic counselor and coordinator of international student and scholar services.



Campus power outages June 2

On Sunday, June 2, Palamountain Hall, Harder Hall, Falstaff’s Pavilion and the chiller plant are scheduled to be without power from 5 a.m. until 4 p.m. The rest of campus will be without power from noon until 4 p.m. The following areas will run off generator power: Dana Science Center, Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, Tang Teaching Museum, Bolton Hall, North Hall and Campus Safety. Please at ext. 5860 if you have any questions or concerns.


Skidmore Shop

The Skidmore Shop offers a variety of Apple products at lower education pricing to the Skidmore community. For more information, or .


Author visit

Kim John Payne will speak on “The Soul of Discipline,” a Simplicity Parenting approach to warm, calm and firm guidance, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in Filene Auditorium.


Health Services temporarily closed

Health Services will be closed through May 31 due to construction.


Frances Day 2019

The sixth annual Frances Day, a to be held Saturday, June 15, will feature art exhibitions, art-making activities, tours, food, music and more in honor of the museum’s namesake, Frances Young Tang ’61.


Friends of Skidmore Athletics Thoroughbred Cup

The 15th annual Friends of Skidmore Athletics Thoroughbred Cup Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, June 22, at Saratoga National Golf Club. Enjoy golf or dinner and support your Skidmore College Thoroughbreds.

Campus Events

Here’s a sampling of major events this week.

May 1-June 1

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Schick Art Gallery


Thursday, June 6

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Scribner Library 113


Thursday, June 6

7 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Somers Room


Thursday, June 6

8-9:30 p.m.

Zankel Music Center

Friday, June 7

10 a.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Friday, June 7

3 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne room


Friday, June 7

6-7:30 p.m.

Filene Recital Hall


Saturday, June 8

6:15-8 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Sunday, June 9

10 a.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room

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