The Sages Colleges in New York Honor the Outgoing President

Susan C. Scrimshaw, the outgoing president of the Sage Colleges in Troy and Albany, New York, was recognized by the colleges by having a building named in her honor on the downtown Troy campus. The building was renamed the Scrimshaw Health Sciences Hall. It houses the colleges’ occupational and physical therapy programs.

Dr. Scrimshaw became president of the Sage Colleges in 2008. She has been widely credited with stabilizing the colleges’ financial position. During her tenure the endowment is up 50 percent and its bond rating has been upgraded. Applications, enrollments, and the diversity of the student body have all improved.

Dr. Scrimshaw is a graduate of Barnard College in New York City. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University.

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