Konnichiwa. Maruaweka. Howdy.

In his welcome to parents of the Class of 2012, Dean of Students Jim Larimore discusses how what he learned of the "formative and transformative experiences of being a Swarthmore undergraduate" first led him to the College. Now in what he describes as his "junior year," he says, "The experience that your daughters and sons begin today as members of the Swarthmore community will be beyond comparison."