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Skidmore College
Office of the President


  • Creating Our Future: The Campaign for Skidmore is dedicated to the principles of creativity, opportunity and independence, with an ambitious fundraising goal of $200 million by 2020.
    Nov 16 2017
  • This is a message from the New York Six Consortium Presidents related to H.R.1.
    Nov 7 2017
  • Michael+T.+Orr
    I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Michael T. Orr as Skidmore's next Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective July 16, 2018.
    Nov 4 2017
  • I am deeply saddened to inform you that the truck attack in New York City took the life of a recent Skidmore graduate, Nicholas Cleves '16.
    Nov 2 2017
  • In an uncertain world, it is reassuring to know that our campus community is well-prepared to work together effectively to ensure the safety of all students, faculty, and staff.
    Oct 25 2017
  • Martin+A.+Mbugua
    I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Martin A. Mbugua as Skidmore's new vice president for communications and marketing, effective November 1, 2017.
    Oct 16 2017
  • We are now in the second year of implementing our new "Strategic Plan: Creating Pathways to Excellence." This Strategic Action Agenda (SAA) is the second stage of the two-year implementation.
    Oct 4 2017
  • Many of us were dismayed to learn about the events that occurred in Las Vegas, NV. Our thoughts and prayers are with the dozens of innocent victims and the nearly 500 individuals who were injured...
    Oct 3 2017
  • Kim+Verstandig
    I write to share the news that Kimberly "Kim" M. Verstandig, Interim Collyer Vice President for Advancement and Campaign Director, is leaving Skidmore as of October 19.
    Sep 29 2017
  • We are inviting community members to an open forum on the CIS building project, where we will provide updates on funding and construction, and invite discussion.
    Sep 28 2017