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President Philip A. Glotzbach

Dr. Philip A. Glotzbach

President of Skidmore College

Philip A. Glotzbach became the seventh President of Skidmore College on July 1, 2003. A philosopher, academic administrator and spokesperson on issues of higher education, he joined the College following eleven years at the University of Redlands in southern California.

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  • For Skidmore, 2019 promises to be a year filled with excitement and new opportunities, as well as challenges, and I write to you to share some news of what lies ahead.
    Jan 22 2019
  • Welcome to another exciting academic year. It has been a busy summer, and we have a great deal of news to share to those who are new and those who are continuing their relationship with the College.
    Sep 4 2018

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  • As the COVID-19 pandemic that we all have been living through these past months has disrupted virtually every aspect of our lives, it also has both exacerbated and underscored the deep-seated and longstanding racial disparities that persist within our nation.
    Jun 4 2020
  • As I have reported to our community before the current global COVID-19 crisis began, ensuring our continued financial sustainability will require difficult decisions, moving us away from "business as usual."
    Apr 21 2020

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