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President Weiss Responds to Haverfordians for a Livable Future

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Commentary  /  1 Comment

Editor’s Note: This letter is a response from President Dan Weiss to an open letter from Haverfordians For a Livable Future, published on October 26. Dear Haverfordians for a Livable Future: I read with interest and concern your recent open letter about divesting the College’s endowment from fossil fuel companies. As evidenced by the continuing […]

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Student Voices Articulating Themselves at Haverford College: Refocus the Debate to Birgeneau’s Role in Police Brutality

By   /  May 17, 2014  /  Commentary  /  13 Comments

In the past few days, national ‘media’ successfully picked up a news story on a small college’s decision not to honor Dr. Birgeneau with a degree at their Commencement Ceremony. Big names such as the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post commented on where Haverford College found itself in the larger “trend” around student protest. Many “conservative” pundits […]

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President Weiss to Teach Two Courses Next Year

By   /  April 6, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

As you’re browsing the Tri-Co Course Guide in the next week, keep an eye out for a class taught by a new professor: our very own President Dan Weiss. President Weiss will co-teach Higher Education and the Liberal Arts: Mission and Trends with Swarthmore president Rebecca Chopp, a 200-level course cross-listed in the Independent College […]

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Major Renovations Planned for Four Academic Buildings

By   /  April 6, 2014  /  News  /  2 Comments

Haverford is planning major changes and renovations to four different academic buildings in the next five years: Magill Library, Ryan Gym, Roberts Hall, and the Sharpless wing of the KINSC. The projects are expected to be started in the next five years. Part of that depends on the amount of money that can be raised […]

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Humans vs. Zombies Game Sweeps Campus

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  Features  /  1 Comment

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  It’s a ‘Ford-eat-’Ford world out there. Nearly 190 Haverford community members signed up last Tuesday to play Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ), a live-action game of moderated tag, played at college campuses across the country, where zombies and humans both fight to stay alive. The game, organized by Fords Against Boredom (FAB) and residents of […]

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Weiss welcomed as 14th President

By   /  May 2, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

  President-elect Dan Weiss addressed the College for the first time today in Founders Hall, packed with students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Managers and Corporation. The event, which was also available online via live streaming, opened with Interim President Joanne Creighton, who will remain in office until Weiss takes the helm […]

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Haverford’s next president named

By   /  May 1, 2012  /  News, News Briefs  /  1 Comment

Details will be posted as they emerge. Daniel H. Weiss, current president of Lafayette College, will be Haverford’s fourteenth president, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Weiss will not come to Haverford until July 2013, however, and Joanne V. Creighton will stay on as interim president until then. (11:29 am) Weiss will meet with the Haverford community […]

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