Faculty and Staff

Provost Wendy Hill

May 29, 2014

Rothkopfs’ Gift Honors Wendy Hill

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Former Lafayette President Arthur Rothkopf ’55 and his wife, Barbara Rothkopf, have provided a gift to name the neuroscience lab in Oechsle Hall in honor of Wendy Hill. President Alison Byerly announced the honor at the annual pre-Commencement dinner May 23. Hill, the provost, dean of the faculty, and Rappolt Professor of Neuroscience, will complete 25 [...]

Ellis Finger

May 27, 2014

Educational Entrepreneur of the Arts: Ellis Finger Reflects on 31 Memorable Years

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 Ellis Finger helped make Lafayette’s Williams Center for the Arts a multimedia mecca. Over 31 years the building’s only director presented everything from a hip-hop Romeo and Juliet to a Nosferatu set in yuppie-plagued, AIDS-spooked Manhattan. Aided by college colleagues, he developed a repertory company of jazz all-stars and a global [...]

Faculty, staff, and alumni enjoy dinner prior to the awards ceremony.

May 23, 2014

Faculty and Staff Saluted for Distinguished Teaching, Scholarship, and Service at Annual Awards Banquet

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Outstanding professors and other members of the Lafayette community were honored tonight for distinguished teaching, scholarly research, and service to the College at the annual pre-Commencement awards dinner. Read more Commencement coverage President Allison Byerly, Wendy Hill, provost and dean of the faculty, and Edward Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees, presented awards [...]

Ellis Finger

May 23, 2014

Ellis Finger Recognized for Many Years of Service

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Ellis Finger, retiring director of the Williams Center for the Arts, was recognized at Lafayette’s annual pre-Commencement reception, dinner, and awards ceremony. Read his citation below. Read more about Commencement H. ELLIS FINGER When you arrived here in 1973 to teach in the foreign languages department, little did you know that you would spend most of [...]

David Johnson

May 23, 2014

Retiring Faculty Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

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Retiring faculty members Robert Cohn, Philip and Muriel Berman Professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religious Studies and chair of the Jewish Studies program; John Greco, professor of electrical and computer engineering; David Johnson, professor of English; and Julio Piazza, instructor of athletics, have been elected to emeritus status and were recognized for [...]

Professor Robert Cohn

May 22, 2014

Retiring Faculty Elected To Emeritus Status

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Retiring faculty members Robert Cohn, Philip and Muriel Berman Professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religious Studies and chair of the Jewish Studies program; John Greco, professor of electrical and computer engineering; David Johnson, professor of English; and Julio Piazza, instructor of athletics, have been elected to emeritus status and will be recognized [...]

Professor Chris Phillips presents the Darlyne Bailey ’74 Excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences Award to Shehtaz Huq ’14.

May 20, 2014

Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

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Students and faculty were honored for their dedication to academics and furthering diversity on campus and in the surrounding community at the annual Intercultural Awards May 1 in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Development, the ceremony celebrates those who have committed themselves to addressing issues of multiculturalism, [...]

Sullivan Park

May 16, 2014

State Honors Sullivan Park Restoration Project

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The City of Easton received the 2014 Green Park of the Year award last week for the renovations of Sullivan Park. Under the guidance of David Brandes, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, Lafayette students installed a wetlands habitat at the park by mitigating a serious water runoff problem and planting native vegetation. The [...]

Markle Hall

May 12, 2014

Hoff Awards Honor Outstanding Contributions to Lafayette

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Students, faculty, and staff were honored May 4 for their dedication and commitment to the College community at the 24rd annual Aaron O. Hoff Awards ceremony. Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement, the awards are named in honor of one of the College’s first students. In 1832, Hoff blew the horn that [...]

Wellness Fair

May 6, 2014

Photo Gallery: Employees Get a Dose of Health Education

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Human Resources hosted the 2014 Employee Wellness Fair April 23 in Farinon College Center. College employees got a dose of health education, complimentary medical testing, and healthy food items. More than 25 local vendors attended including Prevention Health, Easton Farmers Market, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services, Open Air MRI of Allentown, [...]