McDaniel College is closed today, Monday, March 2. More information here.


All afternoon and evening classes, and any event scheduled to be held on campus have been canceled, except for meal service in Englar Dining Hall, which will adhere to the regular schedule.  Hoover Library will also remain closed for the day. Please exercise caution when moving about or leaving the campus.

Inauguration by the Numbers

April 18, 2011

144: years since College’s founding; Roger N. Casey inaugurated as ninth president.

100: years since College namesake, William Roberts McDaniel, elected to Board of Trustees and awarded honorary degree (1911)

90: years since Albert Norman Ward, class of 1895, inaugurated as third president (Commencement Day 1921)

75: years since Fred Garrigus Holloway, class of 1919, inaugurated as fourth College president (1936)

97: delegates in attendance representing colleges, universities, learned societies, and academic associations

7387: kilometers traveled to McDaniel for Inauguration by Lazlo Frenyo, Dean of the Faculty, McDaniel-Budapest

43: academic degrees earned by members of Inaugural Platform Party

76: delegates who are higher education presidents or CEOs

Oldest institution represented: Queen’s College, Oxford University (1341)

Youngest institution represented: Carroll Community College (1993)

30: citations and/or proclamations received.

1: key to the City of Westminster, Md.

100: Percentage of McSwagger on display

Longest association with the McDaniel president: 50 years (his parents from South Carolina)

Bothe Poetry Reading at McDaniel Lounge
March 10, 2015, 7:30 pm
Spring undergraduate recess begins
March 13, 2015, 7:00 pm
Graduate Comprehensive Experience
March 14, 2015, 12:00 am
Graduate recess begins
March 14, 2015, 5:00 pm
Classes resume
March 23, 2015, 8:00 am