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April 10, 2012

Lafayette’s Liberal Arts Conference Featured in National Media

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Lafayette’s conference on “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and Its Leadership Role in Education Around the World” has been featured three times in The Chronicle of Higher Education and once in Inside Higher Ed. In The Chronicle, “A President Surveys the Future of Liberal Arts Colleges” provides highlights from the opening [...]

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April 10, 2012

Lafayette Opens National Conference on Future of the Liberal Arts College

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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 [...]

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January 30, 2012

Photo Gallery: Swinging the Night Away at the Presidential Ball

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Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff had a swinging good time dancing to the music of the George Gee Swing Orchestra during the annual Presidential Ball. The campus-wide tradition, which is held in the Bergethon Room of Marquis Hall, began in 2006. Check out a photo gallery of the fun. View and share more images [...]

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October 20, 2011

Photo Galleries of Mikhail Gorbachev’s Visit

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Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union who ended Communist rule in Eastern Europe and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, delivered a major address at Allan P. Kirby Sports Center. The images below document his visit to campus. More coverage of Gorbachev’s visit. Gorbachev’s Lecture View and share photos of the lecture [...]

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October 20, 2011

President Daniel H. Weiss Introduces Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev

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President Daniel H. Weiss introduced Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union who ended Communist rule in Eastern Europe and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, who delivered a major address titled “Perspectives on Global Change” at Allan P. Kirby Sports Center. More coverage of Gorbachev’s visit. Good evening! It is my special [...]

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August 25, 2011

President Daniel H. Weiss Honored for Service by Boys & Girls Club of Easton

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The Boys & Girls Club of Easton will present the 2011 Martin Zippel Award to Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss and Martin Till, publisher of The Express-Times newspaper. The award is presented in recognition of an individual or business who has demonstrated outstanding integrity, leadership, and consistency in support of the Boys & Girls Club [...]

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January 30, 2011

A Swinging Good Time at the Presidential Ball

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Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff had a swinging time dancing to the music of the George Gee Orchestra during the annual Presidential Ball. The campus-wide tradition began in 2006 when the Office of Student Life Programs was asked to plan a student event to celebrate the inauguration of President Daniel H. Weiss. The success [...]

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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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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 [...]