Tagged: Jess Lord

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 ...
Class of 2018 Largest and Most Geographically Diverse Freshman Class in School’s History 0

Class of 2018 Largest and Most Geographically Diverse Freshman Class in School’s History

340 students are enrolled in Haverford's class of 2018, making it the largest class in the history of the school, according to Jess Lord, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. However, that number is “within the boundary we thought was reasonable for a freshman class,” Lord said. A typical freshman class might normally have around 335 students, but in order to balance o ...
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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 ...
Aid for undocumented students not just a social issue, say admin 1

Aid for undocumented students not just a social issue, say admin

Updated 4/14, 4:22 p.m. While there is broad agreement among informed faculty and senior staff that a more equal financial aid policy for undocumented applicants is a "social justice issue," there's no consensus about where the issue ranks among the College's financial priorities. Last year, students passed a resolution calling on the administration to change its admission ...
Fabricated email, posing as Creighton, announces change to aid policy for undocumented 4

Fabricated email, posing as Creighton, announces change to aid policy for undocumented

UPDATE 1/30 10:00 AM Scroll down for original post. A number of students, staff and faculty who received an email Monday impersonating Interim President Joanne Creighton didn't realize it was a fabrication - with many disappointed that it was. Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Jess Lord said he didn't receive or hear about the email until a few members of his staff, unsu ...