Daniel H. Weiss becomes Haverford's 14th president on July 1, 2013. His inauguration will take place during Family & Friends Weekend, October 26, 2013.
About Dan Weiss
A leading advocate for the liberal arts and the residential liberal arts college, Dr. Weiss comes to Haverford from Lafayette College, where his presidency from 2005-13 was noted for a strategic plan that led to an increase in the size of its permanent faculty, revision of its Common Course of Study and the development of new interdisciplinary programs across the curriculum.
He has taught at Johns Hopkins University, where he was also Dean of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and earned both an M.A. and Ph.D in the History of Art from Hopkins as well as an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.
Tentative Schedule of Events
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Meeting for Worship
Community members and guests are invited to assemble at the Haverford Friends Meeting House for this traditional gathering rooted in Haverford's Quaker heritage.
Installation of the 14th President of Haverford College
Members of the campus community, the Board of Managers, the Corporation of Haverford College, friends, distinguished guests, and delegates from other institutions will gather for the ceremony that marks the beginning of the presidency of Dan Weiss.
Reserved seating, details to follow.
Immediately following the Installation, all community members and guests are invited to the Field House for a social luncheon.
Dining Center will be closed; open seating.