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Interview with Susan Kress

Susan Kress joined Skidmore’s English faculty in 1975 and retired in 2013.  During her years at Skidmore she served as chair of the English Department, chair of 3 major college committees, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Acting President during the sabbatical of President Phil Glotzbach.  She saw the institution of endowed chairs and was herself awarded the Class of 1948 Chair for Excellence in Teaching. In this interview she discusses important curricular changes instituted to increase understanding of diversity and attract more males to the student body. She also reflects on the balance between work and family life and her retirement poetry-writing initiative. 
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