Tagged: Daniel H. Weiss

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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 ...
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 not they should cancel school today.  Wynn has experienced a lo ...
Weiss Hires From Lafayette to Replace Longtime VP of Finance 0

Weiss Hires From Lafayette to Replace Longtime VP of Finance

Earlier this month President Daniel H. Weiss announced the hiring of Mitchell L. Wein to replace long-time Vice President of Administration and Finance Richard Wynn, who is retiring this June. Wein, who currently holds the same position at Lafayette, was hired by then-President Weiss in 2007 for his first higher education job after more than 20 years in the private sector ...
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Senior Gift Drive Kicks Off

Seniors clinked plastic champagne glasses in the lobby of Magill Library Thursday night to kick off the Senior Class Gift, an annual drive encouraging graduating students to contribute to the College and help boost its ranking. "The point is to get people to get in the habit of giving back to Haverford and get students educated about what the Annual Fund is," said committe ...
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Board of Managers Votes to Rescind No Loan Policy

UPDATED 12/08/14 3:45pm The Board of Managers voted Saturday morning to modify the no loan financial aid policy and reintroduce loans for students with a family income above $60,000 a year, President Daniel H. Weiss announced in a campus-wide email. The Board voted to accepted a modified loan policy put forward by senior staff which is projected to eliminate  $820,000 a y ...
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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 ...
College on track to reconsider no loan financial aid policy in February 0

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 ...
Discussions with Dan: the Strategic Plan 0

Discussions with Dan: the Strategic Plan

Last Wednesday President Dan Weiss spoke with students in Sharpless Auditorium about the Strategic Plan, and his vision for the College in the coming years, the second in a series of informal talks organized by Students' Council, called "Discussions with Dan." After giving an overview of the Strategic Plan, a document articulating and defining priorities for the College an ...
Divestment Decision: Vigil for a Livable Future 1

Divestment Decision: Vigil for a Livable Future

Written by members of Haverfordians for a Livable Future Last Tuesday, President Weiss released a letter stating that the Board of Managers had decided to not divest our endowment from the 200 fossil fuel companies with the largest carbon holdings. Haverfordians for a Livable Future agrees with the Board that there are many great steps that our school can take in addition ...