Haverford College. Office of the President
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Isaac Sharpless's papers consist of two letter books containing copies of his outgoing correspondence as President of Haverford College as well as a scrapbook containing newspaper and journal articles by and about Sharpless.
Overview Robert Bocking Stevens files, from ca. 1978 to June 1987, are the administrative files of Haverford's tenth President. Memoranda, correspondence, reports, and other material document his administration, particularly issues of diversity, improvements to the academic program and administrative functions, cooperation with Bryn Mawr College, fund raising, and the college's Quaker foundation.
Dates: 1970-1987; Majority of material found within 1977-1987
Overview Thomas R. Tritton became Haverford College's 12th President in July, 1997, and served for a decade, leaving in June, 2007. A Quaker and a cancer research expert, Tritton came from the University of Vermont, where he had been a pharmacology professor, vice provost, and had had oversight for computing and technology. He was also responsible for the University's performing arts and museum programs. The hallmark of his tenure at Haverford was the successful "Educating to Lead, Educating to Serve"...
Overview Gilbert Fowler White's papers are sparse and provide little documentation of what was a very popular presidency. Their transfer to the archives appears to have been totally random, with a portion found as part of a transfer of Provost records. They have been placed in one alphabetical arrangement. There is some information on the efforts for Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore cooperation, the response to the Korean War, and curriculum considerations. Correspondence on White's appointment and...
Dates: 1944-1955; Majority of material found within 1946-1955