Monthly Archive: March 2014

College Losing Faculty of Color to Peer Institutions 4

College Losing Faculty of Color to Peer Institutions

The number of faculty of color leaving Haverford for other institutions within the past five years is raising concerns among some faculty about the social and intellectual environment of the College and its commitment to diversity. While peer colleges are steadily increasing the number of faculty of color ...
Lent: A Step Towards Steadfastness 0

Lent: A Step Towards Steadfastness

A few Wednesdays ago, you may have observed students walking across campus with cross-like smudges upon their foreheads. Those smudges were ashes, which are given annually to Christians who observe Lent. This religious season begins on Ash Wednesday, which took place on March 5 this year, and the...

VP of Finance Dick Wynn Steps Down, Leaves Behind a Legacy 0

VP of Finance Dick Wynn Steps Down, Leaves Behind a Legacy

It is just after 5 o’clock in the morning.  Snow and ice cover the campus.  As a thousand students sleep soundly in their beds, Haverford College’s 71-year-old Treasurer and Vice President of Finance and Administration Dick Wynn wakes up to meet with Campus Safety Director Tom King and decide whether or...
Award-Winning Journalist Sparks Discussion About Racial Diversity 0

Award-Winning Journalist Sparks Discussion About Racial Diversity

This past Friday, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas visited Haverford as this semester’s featured speaker. Vargas, who revealed his undocumented status in a 2011 essay in the New York Times Magazine, discussed his recent efforts to raise awareness...
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TV Pilot Filmed at Bryn Mawr Over Spring Break

While students were away for Spring Break, camera crews swarmed Bryn Mawr's campus for two days for the filming of an ABC television pilot produced by Shonda Rhimes, known for her work on shows like "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal."
2 Years After Plenary Resolution, Paper Towels Still in Dorms 3

2 Years After Plenary Resolution, Paper Towels Still in Dorms

At Fall Plenary 2012, Haverford's student body passed a contentious resolution to remove all paper towels from dorms. Now, two years later, the College has still not wiped its hands of the issue -- paper towels are still being stocked in bathrooms.

The original resolution asked ...

Visiting Professors in an Insecure Job Market 1

Visiting Professors in an Insecure Job Market

Visiting assistant professors are typically hired by a college under one or two year contracts to fill in for professors who have gone on leave. Depending on the needs of the college, these contracts can be renewed for several years in a row. However, the waiting period for visiting faculty between one con...
Editor-in-Chief Katherine Greifeld '15 and Associate Editor Cormac Rada '17 (left to right). 0

Introducing New Clerk Leadership

  The Clerk is pleased to announce Katherine Greifeld '15 as our new Editor-in-Chief and Cormac Rada '17 as Associate Editor. Greifeld, a junior Political Science major, was editor of her high school newspaper and a Co-News Editor for The Clerk during the 2012-13 academic year...