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Marc C. Conner, Ph.D.
President of Skidmore College
Marc C. Conner, Ph.D.
An innovative leader of interdisciplinary academic programs, a longtime advocate of diversity and inclusion initiatives and a widely published professor of English, Conner joined Skidmore College following over 24 years at Washington and Lee University, a private liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia.

About President Conner

Latest Messages

  • Join President Marc Conner and Luis Miranda Jr. for a lively discussion about Miranda's life, career and thoughts on fatherhood; the value of public service and the liberal arts; Miranda's involvement with Skidmore; and his thoughts on the new HBO documentary about his life, "Siempre, Luis."
    Oct 19 2020
  • In this first monthly report on the Initiative, President Conner communicates the progress that has been made on the action items presented to the Skidmore community four weeks ago on Sept. 1.
    Oct 7 2020
  • President Marc Conner urges all members of the Skidmore community to exercise their right to vote and engage in civil discourse this election season. Skidmore has launched a new Election 2020 webpage that brings together a broad and diverse array of programs and perspectives and offers voting resources for all faculty, staff and students, as well as members of our broader Saratoga Springs community.
    Sep 30 2020