Commencement 2011

Gwen Ifill

May 5, 2011

Lafayette Will Award Four Honorary Degrees at 176th Commencement

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Lafayette will award honorary doctorates to four distinguished leaders at 176th Commencement Saturday, May 21. Read more Commencement coverage The College previously announced that Gwendolyn L. Ifill, managing editor and moderator for Washington Week and senior correspondent for The NewsHour at PBS, will be the Commencement speaker. She will be awarded an honorary Doctor of [...]

Elbern H. "Ed" Alkire Jr. '58

April 11, 2011

Ed Alkire ’58 Will Be Awarded the Lafayette Medal for Distinguished Service at the 176th Commencement

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Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees, will present the Lafayette Medal for Distinguished Service to Elbern H. Alkire Jr. ’58 on Saturday, May 21, at Commencement. Alkire, a retired management consultant and former Lafayette trustee, is being recognized for his extraordinary commitment and devotion to the College since 1958, holding every [...]

Gwen Ifill

February 13, 2011

Gwen Ifill of Washington Week and The PBS Newshour to Speak at 176th Commencement

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Gwen Ifill, award-winning journalist and best-selling author, will be the principal speaker at Lafayette’s 176th Commencement on Saturday, May 21, and will be awarded an honorary degree. Ifill is the moderator and managing editor of PBS’ Washington Week, the longest-running prime-time news and public affairs program on television, and senior correspondent for The PBS Newshour. [...]