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Left, Mary and Fritz Weis visit the Revelle House. Below, left, Mary poses in Sycamore Court, near her office in Balch Hall; right, Mary and some of her fellow Class of 1966 alumnae reunite at Commencement 2013. From left: Ruth Markowitz Owades, Mary, Kim Untiedt Conant, and Lori Steere.

Farewell, Mary Weis After 19 years of employment at President Fritz Weis (2007-2009); and, Scripps College, Mary Fraser Weis ’66, most recently, as director of special projects, director of special projects, retired effective coordinating the launch event for the new January 3, 2014. Campaign for Scripps College. Called an “institution within Mary pointed to her fundraising work the institution” by Vice President of and service on the Scripps 75th anniversary Institutional Advancement Michael steering committee as career highlights. Archibald, Mary’s insight, contributions, She also found special satisfaction in and infectious laughter will be missed at working with fellow members of the Class Scripps. of ’66 to establish an endowed summer “Everything she does, she does well, with internship honoring their former classmate, intelligence, care, grace, and style,” says the late Honorable Judith Nelsen Keep ’66. Mary MacNaughton, director of the Ruth Mary’s accomplishments and dedication Chandler Williamson Gallery. “Indeed, it have impressed those with whom she has seems there is little Mary Weis has not collaborated over the years. done—and done well—for the College.” “Few are as acquainted as she with Mary has served as an ambassador for the aspirations of her alma mater or Scripps in many ways: as a member of the with so many generations of our Scripps Class of 1966; as president of the Scripps constituency,” says Professor Eric Haskell. College Alumnae Association (1984“Mary will always be one of our most 1986); in varying leadership positions in treasured Semeuses.” alumnae and external relations; as director Mary’s post-Scripps plans include of the Campaign for the Scripps Woman volunteer opportunities, traveling with her (1999-2004); as a major gift officer; as husband, and spending more time with the supportive spouse of former Scripps their two grandchildren.

And the winner is… Before Scripps College could bottle its renowned olive oil this fall, a friendly competition was held among the Scripps community to create a label with a “clean and clear design that evokes interest in our campus history and heritage.” Jennifer Livermore ‘14 created the winning design to grace the 2013 Scripps College olive oil bottles. Congratulations!







Winter 2014  

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