Daniel H. Weiss Speeches
“Today you are being offered an opportunity. You are beginning something that you can seize. This is a special moment because what Lafayette will offer you beginning now is a platform for you to build your own lives. To look to the future and begin to invent a life for yourself that is in your [...]
President Daniel H. Weiss presented his farewell remarks to graduating seniors at the 177th Commencement. As you prepare to leave Lafayette and begin the next chapter of your lives, I wish you all much happiness, but I also hope that on your journey you will challenge yourselves to seek a life of personal and professional fulfillment, for [...]
Lafayette opened its national conference, “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World,” April 9 in the Williams Center for the Arts. President Daniel H. Weiss and Eugene M. Tobin, program officer for the Higher Education and the Liberal Arts Colleges Program at The Andrew [...]
“What you do now is up to you, and you’ll have lots of room to do things your own way. Make good decisions, because it matters. This is your job. Do it well. Think carefully about those choices and you’ll find there’s a whole world of opportunity,” said President Daniel H. Weiss to the 639 [...]
By Geoff Gehman ’80 The State of the College address given by President Daniel H. Weiss on June 10, the opening night of Reunion 2011, could have been subtitled “Making Lafayette a Sounder, Healthier Investment.” Read more Reunion coverage. Five minutes into his speech in Colton Chapel, the president noted that Bloomberg Businessweek, a major [...]
President Daniel H. Weiss presented his farewell remarks to graduating seniors at the 176th Commencement.
“The next four years of your lives will be among the most special and precious that you will ever experience” President Daniel H. Weiss welcomed the Class of 2013 today at the Convocation opening Lafayette’s 178th academic year. On behalf of the trustees and faculty of Lafayette College, I formally declare you matriculated. Congratulations and [...]
“Enjoy this moment in your lives—it is a very special moment—and then go forward with energy, conviction, and passion.” Due to the weather, President Daniel H. Weiss was unable to deliver his farewell remarks to the Class of 2009 at the 174th Commencement. The following is his prepared speech. In his commencement remarks to the [...]
“Something profound is happening as you become members of this community” President Daniel H. Weiss addressed the Class of 2012 today at the Convocation opening Lafayette’s 177th academic year. On behalf of the trustees and faculty, I declare that these students standing before us in Lafayette College are now matriculated. We welcome you to the [...]
“We look forward with eager anticipation to what lies next in the journey of your lives.” President Daniel H. Weiss delivered farewell remarks to the class of 2008 today at the 173rd Commencement. This is, probably more than you realize at this moment, one of the great milestones in your life, because this is to [...]
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