The Board of Trustees of Sarah Lawrence Faculty, led by Chair Mark P. Goodman ’83, has reappointed Cristle Collins Judd to a 2nd term as president of the Higher education, successful August 1, 2021. Judd was appointed to a to start with presidential time period of five several years in 2017, and this early reappointment will lengthen her presidency for a 2nd expression of six decades.
“The Board was unanimous in its conclusion to renew and prolong Cristle now,” claimed Goodman. “It’s a reflection of our belief in the significant job she will enjoy in defining the College’s long run, and a reflection of how impressed we have been by her vision, strategic sense, and management, and how profoundly grateful we are for her strong determination to the School.”
For the duration of her first term at Sarah Lawrence, Judd focused intensely on strengthening Sarah Lawrence’s economic footing. To that finish, she oversaw the effective completion of the College’s $200 million Capital Marketing campaign, a emphasize of which was the on-time and on-spending plan design of the Barbara Walters Campus Center, the College’s 1st new creating in 15 decades. Strengthening ties with the bordering local community and growing the College’s arrive at have also been regions of emphasis and accomplishment for Judd. Most not long ago, she recognized transfer partnerships with Westchester Neighborhood College and Bronx Community School aimed at opening the doors of option to proficient, significant-accomplishing college students. And, at present, pupils in grades 8-to-10 are going through a summertime of exploration on the Sarah Lawrence campus via a partnership with EXPLO, an organization whose mission and solution to studying aligns closely with SLC’s.
President Judd’s regular management was vital in seeing Sarah Lawrence via the Coronavirus pandemic, both equally in managing its speedy and intense impacts and in wondering about its more time-time period implications for the Faculty.
Judd is recognised for tirelessly doing work for Sarah Lawrence and for remaining a steadfast champion of its students, being seemingly omnipresent on campus and repeatedly partaking with the local community at functions, performances, athletic competitions, and gatherings of all types.
“I am honored by this reappointment,” said Judd. “I’m deeply grateful for the Board’s self confidence in me, and I echo that confidence in our school and team and in the College or university by itself. As we head into our next century we have a lot function to do to keep on to advance the important mission and values of Sarah Lawrence, and I search forward to performing that perform with each other.”
About Sarah Lawrence College
Established in 1926, Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, coeducational liberal arts college or university that consistently ranks among the the major liberal arts colleges in the region. Sarah Lawrence is known for its revolutionary approach to education, loaded historical past of impassioned mental and civic engagement, and vibrant, productive alumni. In near proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York Metropolis, the historic campus is house to an intellectually curious and diverse neighborhood.