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Patrick Montero
Thursday, June 14, 2012

Then & Now: Campus Visits Now

Then & Now: Campus Visits

Today, well over 15,000 prospective students and their families come to Haverford each year for campus tours conducted by a troupe of 30 student guides who volunteer for the Admission office.

Missed yesterday’s photo? See campus visits back “Then“.

Pictured here is Lizzie Douglas '13.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Then & Now: Campus Visits Then

Then & Now: Campus Visits

With only 300-500 applicants each year, a visit by prospective students and their families in the 1950s often included an appointment with the college president, in this case Gilbert White.

Come back tomorrow to see campus visits “Now”.

John Woll '52 (center, with file folder) makes introductions. Courtesy College Archives.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012



Each year, Fords look forward to the myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; frequent a cappella concerts; pinwheel day; the annual weekend throwdown at the end of the year called Haverfest; and, most importantly, Fall and Spring Plenary.

Seniors celebrate the last day of exams by ringing—and signing—the bell in the cupola on Founders Hall.