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President Daniels’ First Day

President Ron Daniels and students

Photos by Jay Van Rensellaer and Will Kirk/HIPS


President Daniels in his officeJohns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels spent part of his first day on the job—March 2—trekking across a snow-covered campus and meeting with students and key staff members. He greeted freshmen at Fresh Food Café and then sat down for lunch with a group of them before heading back to his office in Garland Hall. To read more about the university’s 14th president, visit his website at