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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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Speeches


  • I am very happy to welcome you back for the spring semester after what I hope was a renewing and fulfilling break. 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. To the 685 students of the Class of 2022, welcome to Skidmore! To returning staff, students and faculty, I trust your summer was filled with adventures and new experiences. 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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  • Once again, over the past weekend, senseless violence ripped through two communities — one in El Paso, Texas, and the other in Dayton, Ohio — and authorities are investigating at least one of the cases as a hate crime.
    Aug 7 2019
  • While many of us were away for spring break, terror targeted at members of the Muslim community struck in New Zealand, taking dozens of innocent lives and leaving scores injured.
    Mar 18 2019

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