Implementation for
Haverford 2030: Better Learning, Broader Impact

Implementation for Haverford 2030 is underway in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, alums, and friends. Led by Implementation Committee 2030 (IC2030), teams made up of faculty, students and staff are working on design, scope, and realization across 14 crucial areas.

For more information, contact lmcgrane [at] haverford.edu or jlytle [at] haverford.edu

Implement: Aspire

At the heart of Haverford’s foundation and future aspirations lies a capacious, curious, and probing liberal arts education that combines keen inquiry and steady practice with listening, expression, and lifelong exploration inside and outside the classroom.

  • The Centrality of the Liberal Arts: Knowledge, Wisdom, Practice

    An initiative to expand our investment in the liberal arts as a crucial pathway to knowledge, creative action, personal potential, and professional impact in a complex world

    • Lead: lstronglee [at] haverford.edu (Linda Strong-Leek), Provost; Professor of African and Africana Studies; Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Writing, Interpretation, and Creativity

    An initiative to foreground the power of writing, analysis, technology, and creative expression across the first-year program and the full scholarly life of the college

    • Lead: lstronglee [at] haverford.edu (Linda Strong-Leek), Provost; Professor of African and Africana Studies; Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Sharing Our Scholarship and Research

    An initiative to celebrate Haverford’s scholarly endeavors that will disseminate faculty and student scholarship in public venues across media and readerships

    • Lead: hwhite [at] haverford.edu (Helen White), Associate Provost for Curricular Development & Research; The William H. and Johanna A. Harris Professor in Environmental Studies and Chemistry; Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies
  • Cultivating Haverford Connections

    An initiative to enhance an equitable, inclusive, accessible, and ethical Haverford community through dialogue and action

    • Lead: tyoung1 [at] haverford.edu (Nikki Young), Vice President for Institutional Equity and Access

Implement: Connect

Through sustained collaborations with local and global communities, Haverford prioritizes an experiential learning community that situates students in the world as ethical thinkers and leaders.

  • HaverLife: Building a Co-Curricular Learning Model

    An initiative to establish an intentional, sequential, and holistic approach to facilitating the out-of-classroom experience for Haverford students

    • Lead: jmcknight [at] haverford.edu (John McKnight), Dean of the College
  • One Team: Elevating Haverford College Athletics

    An initiative to position Haverford Athletics as an inclusive culture that prioritizes health, wellness, achievement, and campus connections for student athletes and non-athletes alike

    • Lead: jmcknight [at] haverford.edu (John McKnight), Dean of the College
  • The Ethical Inquiry and Leadership Institute

    An initiative to launch an Ethical Inquiry and Leadership Institute that builds on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to launch networks of global practitioners

    • Lead: lmcgrane [at] haverford.edu (Laura McGrane), Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives; Associate Professor of English
  • Fords in Action

    An initiative to align and amplify campus programs through an organizing hub that supports community engaged scholarship and practice locally, regionally, and nationally

    • Lead: lmcgrane [at] haverford.edu (Laura McGrane), Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives; Associate Professor of English
  • Internships for All

    An initiative to give every student access to at least one research experience, internship, or other summer learning opportunity to expand their experience beyond the classroom

    • Lead: jmcknight [at] haverford.edu (John McKnight), Dean of the College
  • Campus Renewal: Living-Learning Spaces

    An initiative to undertake and realize a comprehensive planning process that enhances the capacity, fit, and effectiveness of our academic and residential campus

    • Lead: nwashingto [at] haverford.edu (Nico Washington), Vice President for Finance and Administration

Implement: Transform

With a commitment to inclusive excellence, Haverford will enhance the financial and material resources that undergird our educational mission, steward our environmental impact, and invest in the next generations of students upon which our mission is premised

  • Sustainable Haverford for a Just and Livable Future

    An initiative to create an Office of Sustainability focused on society and the environment and to mitigate Haverford’s greenhouse gas emissions toward carbon neutrality by 2033

    • Lead: jlytle [at] haverford.edu (Jesse Lytle), Vice President and Chief of Staff
  • Financial Aid, Access and Inclusive Excellence

    An initiative to bolster financial aid as an essential tool supporting access and academic excellence across our student body

    • Lead: jlord [at] haverford.edu (Jess Lord), Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Haverford Forward: Investing in our People

    An initiative to cultivate policy-based, data-driven, and structural support using climate and compensation studies to foster the thriving of our employees

    • Lead: tyoung1 [at] haverford.edu (Nikki Young), Vice President for Institutional Equity and Access
  • Strategic Data: Impact and Effectiveness

    An initiative to expand institutional capacity to ask and answer data-informed questions across the College through enhanced assessment tools and data infrastructure

    • Lead: mfitch [at] haverford.edu (Megan Fitch), Chief Information Officer