College Bulletin 2016-2017 
    Apr 16, 2024  
College Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Contact Information

Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore PA 19081-1390

Online at

Main number 610-328-8000

Office of the President Valerie Smith
Academic Policy Thomas A. Stephenson
Admissions James L. Bock III
Vice President and Dean of Admissions
Alumni Relations Lisa Lee
Director of Alumni Relations
Career Services Nancy Burkett
Director of Career
Communications Nancy Nicely
Secretary of the College and Vice President for Communications
Development and Gifts Karl Clauss
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Facilities C. Stuart Hain
Vice President for Facilities and Capital Projects
Finance Gregory N. Brown
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Financial Aid Varo L. Duffins
Director of Financial Aid
Human Resources Pamela Prescod-Caesar
Vice President for Human Resources
Records and Transcripts Martin O. Warner
Student Services Elizabeth Braun
Dean of Students

Swarthmore College does not discriminate in education or employment on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, medical condition, pregnancy, disability, or any other legally protected status. This policy is consistent with relevant governmental statutes and regulations, including those pursuant to Title IX of the Federal Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

The Swarthmore College Department of Public Safety is responsible for the overall security of Swarthmore’s campus and is the first contact and first responder for all campus emergencies. Its charge is to protect persons and property, preserve the peace, deter crime, apprehend criminal offenders, recover lost and stolen property, perform services as required, enforce appropriate College regulations, and maintain a sense of community security and confidence in the department. A copy of the College’s Annual Security Report-describing safety programs and policies, as well as crime statistics-is available at

This Bulletin contains policies and program descriptions as of July 15, 2015, and should be used solely as an informational guide. The College reserves the right to alter or amend at any time the policies or programs contained in the Bulletin. Students are responsible for informing themselves of current policies and meeting all relevant requirements.