College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
    Feb 28, 2021  
College Bulletin - Course 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

Sarah Willie-LeBreton
Provost and Dean of the Faculty


James L. Bock III
Vice President and Dean of Admissions


Liam McAlpine
Interim Vice President for Advancement

Career Services

Nancy Burkett
Director of Career


Andy Hirsch
Vice President for Communications


Andrew Feick
Associate Vice President for Sustainable Facilities Operations and Capital Planning


Gregory N. Brown
Vice President for Facilities and Capital Projects

Financial Aid

Varo L. Duffins
Director of Financial Aid

Human Resources

Catherine Geddis
Vice President for Human Resources

Records and Transcripts

Jennifer Spielvogel
Interim Registrar

Student Services

James S. Terhune
Vice President for Student Affairs

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 Fire Safety and Security Report, describing safety programs and policies as well as crime statistics, is available at To obtain a paper copy of this report, please contact Public Safety at 610-328-8671 or visit the Department of Public Safety at the Benjamin West house.

This Bulletin contains policies and program descriptions as of September 20, 2020, 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.