President For A Day
Have you thought about what it would be like to be the president of Widener University?
Well, now you can seize the day – one day to be exact – to sit in the corner office of Old Main. For one day during the spring semester, President Harris will swap roles with you as you become “President for a Day.” And students, faculty, and administrators will call you, "Madam or Mister President."
That’s right, President Harris attends your classes and takes on your obligations as a student, for a day, while you attend the events and meetings on his schedule in running the university.
All undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.
"Retired Presidents" of Widener
- Anna Miller '12
- Bonnie Zwissler '11
- Doug Shultz '10
- Jay I. Bechtel '09 Mechanical Engineering
- Isnard Estriplet '09 Management Information Systems
- Danny Gilligan '07 Creative Writing
- Shana DeRosa '06 Communications
- Mary Kleban '05 Biology
- Arthur Kalemkarian '04 Electrical Engineering
- Amy Lauren Gatto '03 International Business & French
On the left, President Harris in class in place of Anna Miller during President for a Day in 2012. On the right, Miller poses with Jessica Prince, a member of Widener's Advancement team, at Miller's ice cream social.