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A rendering shows new facilities at the Williams Arts Campus.

July 11, 2013

New College Theater Will be Named for Daniel and Sandra Weiss

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The black box theater planned for Lafayette’s Williams Arts Campus will be named for former College president Daniel H. Weiss and his wife, Sandra Jarva Weiss, thanks to a donation by the Board of Trustees honoring the couple’s eight years of service to the College and community. Among the signature accomplishments of Weiss’ presidency is [...]

Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss

April 1, 2013

President Daniel H. Weiss Honored by Posse Foundation

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President Daniel H. Weiss will be honored as a Posse Star at the Posse Foundation’s annual Gala Wednesday, May 22, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The gala will be emceed by 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl, with a special appearance by actor John Leguizamo. Posse is a national nonprofit that identifies public high [...]

Author Martin Amis

February 27, 2013

Photo Gallery: Author Martin Amis Visits Campus

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Lafayette presented “An Evening with Martin Amis” Feb. 26 in Colton Chapel. Called “Britain’s greatest living English author” by some and “the current father of English letters” by others, Amis is the author of 13 novels, two collections of stories, five collections of non-fiction, and a memoir. Amis read from and discussed his work, as [...]

Presidential Ball

February 5, 2013

Photos and Video: Dancing the Night Away at the Presidential Ball

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Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff got down to the music of the Soulsystem Orchestra during the annual Presidential Ball. Held in the Bergethon Room of Marquis Hall, the Lafayette tradition began in 2006. Check out a photo gallery and video of the fun. View and share more images of the ball on Flickr  

Various Lafayette College building scenics

June 14, 2012

Lafayette Presidential Search Committee Members Named

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Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, announced the membership of a committee formed to conduct a search for the next president of Lafayette. Trustee Alan R. Griffith ’64 will chair the Presidential Search Committee, which is made up of six trustees, all of whom are graduates of the College; three faculty [...]

Vice President Joe Biden

May 3, 2012

Photo Galleries of Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit to Campus

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United States Vice President Joe Biden gave the 2011-12 Lives of Liberty Lecture at Kirby Sports Center May 2, “Charting Our Economic Destiny: The Pursuit of American Innovation.” Biden also visited the library in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights to examine records of his great-grandfather Edward Francis Blewitt, Class of 1879, and his great uncles Arthur [...]

Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss

May 1, 2012

President Daniel H. Weiss Announces He Will Conclude His Service to Lafayette in 2013

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Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss informed the campus community today that he will complete his service as president at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year, having served eight years in the position. He will become the president of Haverford College July 1, 2013. The College’s Board of Trustees had been informed about the decision [...]

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May 1, 2012

President Weiss Announces He Will Conclude His Service to Lafayette in 2013: A Message to the Campus Community

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President Daniel H. Weiss sent the following message to the campus community today: Dear Friends and Colleagues: It is with mixed emotions that I write to inform you of my decision to complete my service as president at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year. On July 1, 2013, after eight years of service at [...]

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April 11, 2012

Lafayette Concludes Its National Conference on the Liberal Arts

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Lafayette concluded its national conference on “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World” after three days spent analyzing the state of higher education. Talks from the final day focused on finding better ways to define the value of a liberal arts education, changes in [...]

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April 10, 2012

Second Day of Liberal Arts Conference Explores Issues Facing Higher Education

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The second day of Lafayette’s national conference on “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World” included thoughtful and candid discussions on many of the issues facing higher education today. Consultants and presidents from firms and colleges across the country presented talks focusing on four [...]