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September 30, 2010

Message from President Weiss

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Update: The following was emailed to the campus community this morning: This is to notify the campus community that the suspect in several crimes committed last weekend in the Easton area, including the armed robbery and attempted abduction of a female student on our campus, has been apprehended. The investigation that began when the crimes [...]

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September 8, 2010

Annette Diorio Named Dean of Students; Other Staffing Changes Announced

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Annette Diorio, who served as associate dean of students for the last five years, is now dean of students at the College. President Daniel H. Weiss announced the appointment in a message to the campus community, along with other staffing changes taking place in a reorganization of the President’s Cabinet, Division of Student Life, and [...]

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September 3, 2010

Patient, Inspiring, and Smart, Joe Maddon ’76 Receives Degree after 38 Years

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“We play the liberal arts style of baseball,” said Joe Maddon ’76, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. “We do a little bit of everything right. It’s the effort and grinding that makes the team successful. That’s our style and that’s how we win.” He made these comments on the occasion of being awarded an [...]

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August 30, 2010

President Daniel Weiss Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

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President Daniel Weiss was featured in the Aug. 29 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education.  The article, “Running Jogs the Academic Mind,” focuses on the brainstorming and problem solving that occurs when faculty and administrators are able to let their minds wander while running. An excerpt “Meditative” is how Daniel H. Weiss describes his [...]

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August 30, 2010

Lafayette Rings in the New School Year

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“The beauty of Lafayette is that now more than ever, you have the opportunity to explore your passions, try new things, and most of all, find unique ways to use these four years as the foundation for the rest of your life,” said Student Government president Stephen Gadomski ‘11 to the 649 members of the [...]

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July 20, 2010

Community Engagement

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President Daniel H. Weiss wrote the following introduction to the Summer 2010 issue of Lafayette Magazine: Strengthening our ties with the City of Easton remains a key objective and commitment of the College. I believe that, over the long term, the quality of our relationship with the community in which we operate is a fundamental [...]

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June 10, 2010

Reunion Report: President Daniel H. Weiss Addresses the State of the College

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Lafayette prevails. That was the message College President Daniel H. Weiss gave to a group of about 100 gathered in the Oechsle Hall auditorium to hear “The Plan for Lafayette.” In his presentation and the ensuing question-and-answer session June 6 during Reunion, Weiss spoke frankly about the challenges the College has had to contend with [...]

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June 10, 2010

Reunion Report: A More Open, Greener, Modern Campus

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More open space, fewer cars, and a clearer, more consistent way of marking the borders of College property on and around College Hill. Along with new and renovated facilities, those are the primary changes presented in the College’s new campus master plan, as outlined June 6 during a Reunion Weekend event in the Oechsle Hall [...]

PBS Television Features an Interview with President Weiss

June 4, 2010

President Weiss Announces Reorganization of the President’s Cabinet and the Division of Student Life

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President Daniel H. Weiss announced staffing changes today that will take place in a reorganization of the President’s Cabinet and the Division of Student Life. James F. Krivoski, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, will step down after serving nearly 11 years as the College’s senior student affairs officer and become executive [...]

Lafayette College

April 20, 2010

The Creative and Performing Arts

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President Daniel H. Weiss wrote the following introduction to the Spring 2010 issue of Lafayette Magazine: As many of you know, one of the key objectives of our strategic plan is making our programs in the creative arts an essential feature of the College and ensuring that they are known for their outstanding quality, presence, [...]