Coleman, who was indeed best known as Jack, did time as a trash hauler, sandwich maker, and ditch digger.He also worked on a pig farm in New Jersey (that didn't make the book) and an oil rig in Wyoming, among other gigs. Coleman later went undercover as a prison inmate while working on prison-reform issues, and spent 10 days posing as a homeless man on the streets of Manhattan, inadvertently being captured by an NBC News crew filming a special on homelessness.Before joining Haverford, he worked for two years at the Ford Foundation in New York City. Coleman insisted that students call him Jack and ate regularly with them in the dining hall."He would convey to us that he shared many of our views about the world," recalled Bob Schwartz, retired executive director and cofounder of the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia, and a 1971 Haverford grad.His first teaching job was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he became friends with George P.
Coleman took a leadership role in opposing the Vietnam War, getting 81 other college presidents to sign an antiwar statement and sending it to President Richard M. In May 1970, he helped organize 15 buses to take almost 700 students, faculty, staff, board members, and alumni to Washington to lobby and protest.
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He also served as justice of the peace for the town, presiding over one of the first same-sex civil unions in the nation, according to his son.
"He was passionately interested in people and other ways of being in the world," said grandson William Coleman, a Haverford grad and art historian who is a postdoctoral fellow at the Library Company of Philadelphia.