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Board Extends Benston’s Time as President to the 2018-2019 School Year

President Kim Benston will remain in his current position for at least another two academic years, announced the Board of Managers at its February 10 meeting. “The College continues to make significant progress under Kim’s thoughtful and energetic leadership,” said Rick White ‘81, Chair of the Board of Managers. “We are grateful to Kim for his service, and to our ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Weiss outlines his priorities at student forum

Newly appointed President Daniel H. Weiss outlined his priorities at a student forum last Thursday, the first of a series of informal events for the president to interact with and get-to-know Haverford students. During the next academic year, Weiss will lead the College as it drafts and refines its Strategic Plan, a document which outlines how the College will deploy its ...
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Lafayette’s lame duck, Haverford’s next President

  As current president of Lafayette College and President-elect at Haverford, over the course of the next year Daniel H. Weiss will answer to many different constituencies. Before he takes the helm at Haverford on July 1, 2013, Weiss will complete his eight-year term at Lafayette College. He announced his departure in a statement to the Lafayette community on May 1, t ...
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Weiss welcomed as 14th President

  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 next July. The event w ...
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Haverford’s next president named

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 at 11 a.m. tomorr ...