TEST 1

Read the full Strategic Directions for Swarthmore Draft Plan [pdf]

During the fall semester, the entire Swarthmore Community is invited to share feedback on the Draft Plan in this online forum, via email, and at the meetings listed below. Our collective input will shape the final draft of this plan and ultimately the important decisions that must be made about the College’s future. Listed below are the meetings that have firm dates. Many more meetings will be scheduled and they will be added to this list, as will other details, as they become finalized.

Faculty Discussion of the Draft Plan

Fri., Sept. 16


Student Council Discussion of the Draft Plan

Sun., Sept. 18, 7 p.m.


Instructional Staff Discussion of the Draft Plan

Tues., Sept. 20, noon


Resident Assistants Discussion of the Draft Plan

Tues., Sept. 20


Academic Support Staff Discussion of the Draft Plan

Wed., Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m.


Academic Support Staff Discussion of the Draft Plan

Thurs., Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.


Dean’s Staff Discussion of the Draft Pan

Thurs., Sept. 22


Library Staff Discussion of the Draft Plan

Tues., Sept. 27, 2 p.m.


Leadership Forum Discussion of the Draft Plan

Wed., Sept. 28, 2:30 p.m.


An Evening with the President in Baltimore

President Rebecca Chopp will visit Baltimore, Md., to meet alumni, parents, and friends as part of her ongoing conversations with the greater College community. During this event she will engage the audience in a conversation about the College’s future and our ongoing strategic direction setting process.

Tues., Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m.


All Staff Meeting, Discussion of the Draft Plan

Thurs., Oct. 6, 9 a.m. in the Lang Concert Hall


An Evening with the President in Philadelphia

President Rebecca Chopp will meet with local alumni, parents, and friends as part of her ongoing conversations with the greater College community. During this event she will engage the audience in a conversation about the College’s future and our ongoing strategic direction setting process.

Thurs., Oct. 6, 6 p.m.


Faculty Discussion of the Draft Plan

Fri., Oct. 7


ITS Staff Discussion of the Draft Pan

Tues., Oct. 11, 9 a.m.


An Evening with the President in Chicago

President Rebecca Chopp will visit Chicago, Ill., to meet alumni, parents, and friends as part of her ongoing conversations with the greater College community. During this event she will engage the audience in a conversation about the College’s future and our ongoing strategic direction setting process.

Weds., Oct. 12, 6 p.m.


Faculty Discussion of the Draft Plan

Fri., Oct. 28


An Evening with the President in Los Angeles

President Rebecca Chopp will visit Los Angeles, Calif., to meet alumni, parents, and friends as part of her ongoing conversations with the greater College community. During this event she will engage the audience in a conversation about the College’s future and our ongoing strategic direction setting process.

Tues., Nov. 1, 6 p.m.


An Evening with the President in New York City

President Rebecca Chopp will visit New York City to meet alumni, parents, and friends as part of her ongoing conversations with the greater College community. During this event she will engage the audience in a conversation about the College’s future and our ongoing strategic direction setting process.

Thurs., Nov. 10, 6 p.m.


Faculty Discussion of the Draft Plan

Fri., Nov. 11


An Evening with the President in Washington, D.C.

President Rebecca Chopp will visit the nation’s capitol to meet alumni, parents, and friends as part of her ongoing conversations with the greater College community. During this event she will engage the audience in a conversation about the College’s future and our ongoing strategic direction setting process.

Thurs., Dec. 8, 6 p.m.