Tagged: Board of Managers

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Admin Responds to Community Concerns About College Finances, Need-Aware Admissions at Student Forum

Part one of this piece, a detailed summary of the presentation given by the administration and the models they presented, can be found here. The first real day of finals usually finds students camped out in Magill or downing coffee at the Coop, but on Monday night, approximately seventy students could be found in the DC at a public forum on Haverford’s financial situatio ...
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Confronting Power Structures: a Quest to Diversify the Presidency

On Wednesday night, more than 70 community members crowded into Sharpless Auditorium to attend Confronting Power Structures at Haverford, a panel designed to educate students about race and gender representation within the leadership of the College. The panel was organized by Transformative Inclusive Diversity Engagement (TIDE) and Feminists United (FU), two Haverford stud ...
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Out with the New, in with the Old: Haverford Selects Weiss’ Successor

The Haverford College Board of Managers has announced a successful conclusion to its efforts to replace outgoing President Dan Weiss. Board Chair Howard Lutnick gave a short statement on the decision: “The Board considered many applicants for this position, including those originally rejected in 2012. After a long and very productive discussion, however, we have decided ...
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Presidential Search Could Go One of Two Ways

President Daniel H. Weiss’ pending departure from Haverford has left many wondering about the future of Haverford’s leadership. Will students return next fall to be greeted by an interim president, or does Haverford hope to find a permanent president by the time classes start? The answer lies with the Board of Managers, whose responsibilities to the College include sel ...
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Commencement Committee to Reconsider UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Invite After Community Forum

On Thursday, a community forum was held in Founders’ Great Hall to address concerns raised about the invitation to award the former University of California, Berkeley chancellor Robert Birgeneau an honorary degree at Commencement on May 18. Honorary degree recipients were announced in April in an email from President Daniel H. Weiss, who described Birgeneau as “a cham ...
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Letter from Fords for Affordability

Yesterday, Fords for Affordability presented to the Finance and Student Affairs Committees of the Board of Managers. We spoke on the urgency of keeping the no-loan policy. We specifically discussed Haverford's moral commitment to the policy, the extent to which middle-income students are deeply "co-invested" in their education, and the potential of no-loan to increase Ha ...
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January News Round-Up: Kiefer Steps Down, Upcoming Board Meeting, Financial Aid Policy

Missed some news while you were out? Here's a round-up of news from the past month. Links During the Winter Break, Haverford released a statement opposing the proposed ASA boycott of Israeli academic institutions. (Link: full statement) Bryn Mawr College President Kim Cassidy attended a White House meeting on college access and affordability (Link: NPR, White House Report) ...
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Admin to Recommend Modified Loan Policy to Board in February

The Administration announced to students Monday their recommendation to the Board of Managers to modify the “no loan” financial aid policy and reintroduce loans for some students starting with the class of 2019. In an email to students Monday afternoon, Weiss said that their proposal for an income-contingent loan policy was presented to the full Board at their Octobe ...
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College on track to reconsider no loan financial aid policy in February

In December, senior staff will give a PowerPoint presentation to the faculty and hold an open meeting for students on possible changes to the no loan financial aid policy, which could be eliminated entirely or altered to reintroduce loans for some students. While the agenda for the next meeting of the Board of Managers has not been set, President Daniel Weiss said in an in ...
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Why Divestment?

Written by members of Haverfordians for a Livable Future On Monday, we (Haverfordians for a Livable Future) noted our opposition to the Board of Managers’ decision not to pursue further consideration of fossil fuel divestment and our decision to continue our campaign. As such, we feel we owe the Haverford community an explanation of why we selected divestment as our tact ...