Haverford Inaugurates 14th President

Haverford Inaugurates 14th President

Didn’t make it to campus on Oct. 26 for Dan Weiss’ inauguration as Haverford’s 14th president? You can follow along  in real time as we post live updates from our Twitter account (@haverfordedu).

Live posts will begin around 10:30 a.m.

Scroll down for oldest posts and refresh the page for the latest updates.

  1. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    RT @jonyu8: President of @haverfordedu Daniel H. Weiss waving to bystanders after his inauguration ceremony today t.co/rRdZeroQrg

  2. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Some plaques of congratulations from fellow presidents and colleges. #inauguration t.co/FzK7vO69d2

  3. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    That’s all, folks! If you’re on campus please join us for a campus luncheon in the Field House. #inauguration

  4. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    . @HowardLutnick presents Dan w/framed quotation from President Isaac Sharpless, designed by Stuart Roy David ’63. t.co/52K7mA47XI

  5. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Weiss:”A life of fulfillment and purpose is realized one student at a time.” #inauguration

  6. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Weiss: “We should look to the future with energy and ambition” while remembering our traditions and past. #inauguration

  7. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Weiss: “We must do a better job of making a case to an increasingly skeptical public of the benefits of a liberal education.” #inauguration

  8. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    “Our results represents the gold standard of liberal arts around the world…The opportunity before us is in reflecting on what lies ahead.”

  9. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Weiss talks about how higher ed is experiencing its greatest change in history and what that means for Haverford.

  10. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Weiss talks about former president Isaac Sharpless, whose words still hang on his office wall.

  11. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Weiss: this is an institution that inspires admiration in many and there is much to love. #inauguration

  12. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Now it is time for the man himself to speak! President Dan Weiss is welcomed with a standing ovation. #inauguration

  13. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    . @HowardLutnick says Dan is a steward of our traditions. He will ensure our best days are in front of us.

  14. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    . @HowardLutnick explains the presidential search committee and process: “we set a very high bar and then we met Dan Weiss.”

  15. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Co-chair of Board of Managers @HowardLutnick ’83 says we are celebrating Dan Weiss’ first 117 days.

  16. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Chamber Singers sing accompanied only by the flute playing of Robert Hillinick ’15. #inauguration t.co/MuSUOS5Ke7

  17. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Bi-Co Chamber Singers now perform a premiere of Prof Thomas Lloyd’s “Life Time,” feat. lyrics from a William Saroyan poem. #inauguration

  18. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Classics Prof Deborah Roberts welcomes Dan “as a member if the faculty.” “We look forward to working with you in these changing times.”

  19. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Elizabeth Romano represents the staff, welcoming Dan and promising the staff’s help in his journey forward here at Haverford. #inauguration

  20. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Dan played along in our Humans vs Zonbies game, “proving he really does like brains.” #sccoheads #inauguration

  21. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Jacob Lowy ’14 & Phillip Drexler ’14 welcome Dan, saying that no only do they see a lot of him in their work but all students do!

  22. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Gordon: The lives our alumni live are the best advertisement for the worth if a liberal arts education. #inauguration

  23. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Eliot Gordon ’78 welcomes Dan, saying that he represents Dan’s biggest constituency. Oldest living alum was born when Wilson was POTUS!

  24. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    RT @SpauldingCC: breathtakingly beautiful day at haverford @ Haverford College t.co/Uql6qDBgrA

  25. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Bowen says there is much to be said for how an intimate college like this one can gain scale by collaborating with others.

  26. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Bowen talks about technology and the future of higher education. #inauguration

  27. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Bowen quotes Sir Arthur Lewis: “brain power is a special concern of the university.. We build character no less than brain.”

  28. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    William Bowen, who has known Dan since his days at @JohnsHopkins, says his history with us goes back to an undergrad tennis match in the 50s

  29. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Cassidy “rats out” her sibling president: Dan has conservative taste in ties; on his motorcycle trips Dan orders red wine in biker bars.

  30. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Cassidy sees @BrynMawrCollege‘s and our relationship as one of siblings. “Dan is a wonderful champion of the liberal arts.”

  31. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Chopp: Dan’s greatest gift is building a community. #inauguration

  32. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Rebecca Chopp: to understand Dan as a leader you must understand Dan as a scholar… Dan will explore each issue carefully and creatively.

  33. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Cathy Koshland ’72 welcomes @swarthmore‘s Rebecca Chopp & @BrynMawrCollege‘s Kimberly Wright Cassidy. #inauguration

  34. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Poet Anya Silver ’90 reads her poem “Kore,” written in honor of Dan & Sandra Weiss. #inauguration

  35. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Jonathan Evans ’77 welcomes everyone to #inauguration. t.co/qzuo8YAdMT

  36. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    RT @okeefej_62: looking forward to both Dan Weiss and William Bowen speeches @haverfordedu #inauguration #danweiss14

  37. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    The procession enters Roberts. #inauguration t.co/2Azh6hjDXO

  38. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    RT @Oscar_Wang: With @kryanlion and @ToddWohl waiting for President Dan Weiss’s inauguration. Proud to be at @haverfordedu t.co/l74k…

  39. Haverford College

  40. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Founders bell rings signifying that its time to start the show. #inauguration

  41. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    RT @kryanlion: Happy inauguration day to Haverford’s newest president, Dan Weiss! Now, a rousing cheer of DAN DAN HE’S OUR MAN

  42. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    A sea of robes lining up in Founders Great Hall for processional. #inauguration t.co/HAUaKhhYce

  43. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    #DanWeiss14 with 5 other recent past presidents before #inauguration. Can you name them? t.co/5OacaE48BJ

  44. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    #Inaugurationguests are starting to arrive at Roberts Hall. T-minus 25 minutes… t.co/gQ0EOLJktS

  45. Haverford College

  46. Haverford College
    Haverford College:
    Delegates from 97 other schools are gathering in Founders Great Hall in academic regalia for #inauguration. t.co/rPh3Pj4rVz

  47. Haverford College

 

For more on the inauguration, you can see a gallery of photos and watch video of the ceremony here

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