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  • John R. Coleman, Haverford’s ninth president, who led the College from 1967 to 1977, died Sept. 6. He was 95. 

  • With the outbreak of the Korean War, Haverford launched what would be its most recent foray into graduate education: the Social and Technical Assistance program, which ran from 1951 to 1956.

  • After moving into their dorms, the Class of 2020 began their first-year experience with a five-day orientation program.

  • Eric Hartman, currently a faculty member in the Staley School of Leadership Studies at the College of Education at Kansas State University, will lead the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship starting Sept. 1. 

  • Twelve students were part of the inaugural cohort and twelve alums returned to campus to lead the program, which aims to provide future leaders with tools to use when dealing with challenging situations. 

  • More than 1400 people attended Alumni Weekend 2016 as the campus celebrated classes that end in 1s and 6s.

  • Angela Chan ’98, now a teacher at John H. Taggart Elementary School, brought 20 of her South Philly third-graders to campus to visit the Haverfarm.

  • A gallery of images from the College’s 178th Commencement ceremony.

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2016! Follow us here and on Twitter for a real-time update of their graduation ceremony.

  • There were crafts, film screenings, a clothing swap, and locally sourced food in the Dining Center as part of the campus’ myriad Earth Day 2016 celebrations.

  • Though Michael Weber’s first Pinwheel Day at Haverford was marred by the disappearance of the pinwheels from Founders Green early in the morning, the campus community rallied to still celebrate the springtime tradition.

  • Poet-performer Dr. Amanda Kemp came back to campus for a second time this year as Haverford’s Friend in Residence.

  • As is tradition, student scientists (and mathematicians and psychologists) decorated the campus science center in honor of April Fool’s Day.

  • The president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans came to campus for a talk.

  • At Haverford’s second Public Policy Forum, alumni from across the professional spectrum returned to campus to talk to students about the wide range of careers that exist to address the complex issues facing our world.

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