Tagged: Dan Weiss

Benston photo # 2 0

From Professor to President: Kim Benston’s Time at Haverford So Far

Although Kim Benston is now the president of Haverford College, speaking to him is still like speaking to the quintessential English professor, a role he played for almost thirty years. He has a tendency towards long speeches and academic language, yet you come away feeling like he has given you a new perspective on an old issue. The Clerk recently sat down with Benston to ...
Benston 0

Kimberly Benston to Serve as President

In a campus-wide email sent earlier today, Board of Managers Chair Howard Lutnik announced that provost and Frances B. Gummere Professor of English Kimberly Benston has agreed to serve as Haverford’s president for an initial two-year term starting on July 1. The appointment comes a little under two months after Dan Weiss announced that he was leaving Haverford to become ...
Screen Shot 2015-04-26 at 9.13.23 PM 1

The Interview: Dan Weiss

The  Clerk's Katie Greifeld '15 and Lee Anderson '15 sat down with Haverford College President Dan Weiss to discuss his upcoming move to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the search for Haverford's next president, and the 'Lives that Speak' capital campaign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-g5Uzs_Duco Filmed and edited by Ryan Gooding '16, David Roza ’15 and N ...
Dousing the Blaze: Debunking the President’s Remarks on the Smoking Policy 2

Dousing the Blaze: Debunking the President’s Remarks on the Smoking Policy

During a lazy Saturday afternoon, an innocuous email notification pinged the phones of Haverford’s Sophomore Class. For those who opened what appeared to be another typical Students' Council broadcast, a simple yet powerful sentence awaited: “Dan Weiss is seriously considering making Haverford a smoke-free campus.” Over the next 24 hours, a flurry of gossip exploded ...
imgres-1 1

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 ...
IMG_0915 1

PHOTO ESSAY: Last Ever Donuts with Dan

The last ever Donuts with Dan took place this past Wednesday, March 25 in the DC Sunken Lounge.  Students gathered to discuss the Smoking Policy, student spaces, and the Strategic Plan and, of course, to eat donuts. ...
A photo from Weiss' inauguration ceremony on October 26, 2013. Photograph by Jon Yu '12. 4

President Weiss to Step Down in July

In a campus-wide email sent earlier today, President Daniel H. Weiss announced that he will be leaving Haverford College in July to become the next president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Weiss became the College’s 14th president in July 2013, after serving as the president of Lafayette College from 2005 to 2013. He succeeded Interim President Joann ...
Out of the No Loan Policy’s Ashes, the Debt Relief Fund Rose 0

Out of the No Loan Policy’s Ashes, the Debt Relief Fund Rose

Many students know that in November 2014, the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. bestowed $10 million to the College. However, what some students might not know is that $2 million of that gift went towards establishing the Haverford Student Loan Debt Relief Fund. This program specifically intends to provide loan assistance to recent Haverford graduates "who are either unemplo ...
Lives_That_Speak 0

Largest Campaign in Haverford History Launches with Record-Breaking Gift

Two weeks ago, Haverford announced its latest financial campaign: “Lives That Speak.” The campaign has been in a quiet phase since July 2010, while the public phase was launched on October 25 during Family and Friends Weekend. The campaign has drawn attention for two main reasons. Firstly, it is Haverford’s biggest campaign ever, with a goal of raising $225 million. ...
President Weiss Responds to Haverfordians for a Livable Future 1

President Weiss Responds to Haverfordians for a Livable Future

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 nationwide debate, this an ...