Laura Skandera Trombley: In the News


Nov. 25, 2015 - In face of terror, humanities education more important than ever: Guest commentary, Los Angeles Daily News


Apr. 6, 2015 - 13 Years of a College Presidency, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Mar. 2, 2015 - The Enduring Power of the Humanities, The Huffington Post


Jan. 8, 2015 - Getting to know the new president of The Huntington, KPCC AirTalk 


Dec. 22, 2014 - The secret of getting ahead is getting started, USC News


Dec. 3, 2014 - Laura Skandera Trombley is named new president of Huntington Library, Los Angeles Times


Dec. 2, 2014 - Laura Skandera Trombley Resigns as President of Pitzer College, Pitzer College


Mar. 24, 2014 - What’s in a NameThe Chronicle of Higher Education


Mar. 17, 2014 - What Presidents Think: The Inside Higher Ed/Gallup Survey of College CEOs, The Huffington Post


Oct. 17, 2013 - George Soros, Carly Fiorina, Albert Schweitzer: Liberal Arts Slackers, The Huffington Post


Jun. 12, 2012 - Review: Mark Twain’s short stories stand the test of time, Los Angeles Times


Jan. 12, 2012 - Higher education in America: What kind of future does it have?, NPR AirTalk


Jul. 21, 2011 - It’s Liberal Arts College Party Time!, The Huffington Post


Mar. 8, 2011 - Books, Authors, and All Things Bookish, Los Angeles Times


Feb. 28, 2011 - For Claremont’s Female Presidents, ‘It’s Not Lonely at the Top’, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Feb. 3, 2011 - A Tale of 2 Chickens, a President, and Her Mother, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Jan./Feb. 2011 - Making Metrics Matter: How to Use Indicators to Govern Effectively, AGB Trusteeship Magazine


Nov. 14, 2010 - My brilliant career: Coming 100 years after his death, Twain’s autobiography hopes to break new ground but guarantees old pleasures, The Boston Globe


Nov. 14, 2010 - Book review: 'Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1'Los Angeles Times


Sept. 9, 2010 - President Trombley’s Fall 2010 Welcome to Members of the Pitzer Community


Mar. 30, 2010 - What Would Twain Make of Dr. Kush?, The Huffington Post


Mar, 18, 2010 - Pitzer College President Publishes New Book — Mark Twain’s Other Woman: The Hidden Story of His Final Years, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group


Mar. 14, 2010 - Huck Finn is Everywhere: Why America Must Save Its Public Universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Aug. 15, 2008 - The Night I Almost Died, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Jul. 27, 2008 - The Endless School Year, The New York Times


Jul. 17, 2008 - To College Employees, the Work Environment is All-Important, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Sept. 28, 2007 -  What Can Be Done to Diversify Executive Suites?, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Jul./Aug. 2007 - The Care and Feeding of Presidents, Change magazine


May 9, 2007 - On the newly released book Finn by Jon Cinch, NPR On Point

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May 7, 2007 - Building a Better Trustee, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Apr. 7, 2007 - Smaller colleges raise the bar on admissions, SF Gate


Mar. 19, 2007 - Finding the Balance,


Dec. 2006 - Motherly Advice: One college president's vision for guiding her son through the college selection process, University Business


Jun. 14, 2006 - Quoted in article about college admission trends, Inside Higher Education


Spring 2005 - ‘She Wanted to Kill’: Jean Clemens and Postictal Psychosis, American Literary Realism


Jan. 18, 2004 - Which Is an Exercise in Futility: the SAT, ‘Survivor’ or All of the Above?, Los Angeles Times


Fall 2003 - Bridging the Gap Between Fiction and Reality, The Participant, Pitzer's magazine


Sept. 5, 2003 - The Facts of Life for an Administrator and a Mother, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Fall 2002 - Coming of Age, The Participant, Pitzer's magazine


Jan. 11, 2002 - Where the Twains Meet: Iconic Figure, Family Man, The Chronicle of Higher Education

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