Loyola University Chicago

Executive and Professional Education Center

Housed in the Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Vicki Klopsch

Executive Director, Laspa Center for Leadership,
Scripps College

A South Carolina native, Vicki Klopsch earned her master’s degree in Organizational and Multicultural Communication from DePaul University (Chicago, IL). She has expertise in organizational communication, strategic planning, and program assessment. A high-achieving, compassionate leader in higher education, Klopsch currently serves as executive director of the Laspa Center for Leadership at Scripps College where she guides mission-driven programming and services to address the gender leadership gap and to empower emerging leaders.

Klopsch has leadership experience in Student Affairs, Enrollment Management, and Institutional Advancement. Early in her tenure at Scripps, she led an overhaul of student employment that incorporated new standards and wage classifications for on-campus student employment still in use. Under her previous leadership as executive director of Career Planning & Resources, the career center was twice recognized as a top 20 career center by The Princeton Review. She continues to partner closely with senior management, frontline fundraisers, alumnae and family engagement, and marketing communications. Prior to joining Scripps, Klopsch managed a nationally recognized alumni mentoring program.

Klopsch is an alumna of the Coro Women in Leadership program and has earned a certificate in volunteer management. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for DC-based Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) and as a faculty member of the Career Services Institute.