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Skidmore College


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

  • As we celebrate King, his achievements and all he stood for, President Conner reflects on King's legacy and how his work can inspire us in these troubled times.
    Jan 15 2021
  • We are now within two weeks of having our students back on campus, and although the vaccine progress is encouraging, it is clear that it will be months before vaccinations are sufficiently widespread to make a palpable difference in living with the pandemic.
    Jan 15 2021
  • I write to provide an update about COVID-19 vaccinations in New York state based on information provided to us today by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU).
    Jan 11 2021