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Lafayette College

August 19, 2008

College Presidents Support Public Debate on the Effects of the Drinking Age

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They believe it is time for a serious debate among elected representatives about whether public policies are in line with current realities More than 100 presidents and chancellors of U.S. colleges and universities, including Lafayette president Daniel H. Weiss, have signed a public statement supporting informed and unimpeded debate on the effects of the 21 [...]

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May 27, 2008

PBS Television Features an Interview with President Weiss

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President discusses opportunities and challenges for small private colleges in America on The Open Mind In an interview on The Open Mind, public television’s longest-running interview program, President Daniel H. Weiss discusses the opportunities and challenges for small private colleges in America. The show, taped Dec. 11, will air at noon Saturday, April 5, on [...]

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March 17, 2008

College Strengthens Financial Aid While Growing the Faculty

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Bold plan will abolish loans for students from low-income families while at the same time growing the faculty by nearly 20 percent without expanding student enrollment President Daniel H. Weiss announced the initiatives to the Lafayette community today: I am pleased to inform you of important new initiatives that will help us to achieve greater [...]

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March 7, 2008

Lafayette Proposes Revitalization of Easton’s Historic Bachmann Publick House

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President Daniel Weiss presented plan to Northampton County Council On Thursday, March 6, President Daniel Weiss presented a partnership plan before Northampton County Council to save Bachmann Publick House, the oldest building in Easton. The building had to close two years ago due to financial problems. Weiss called the building ”one of the most important [...]

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January 17, 2008

Lafayette Signs American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment

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College is committed to creating a sustainable campus environment Lafayette has joined the signatories to the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment. Lafayette President Daniel Weiss is among more than 450 college and university presidents who have pledged to eliminate their campuses’ greenhouse-gas emissions in a period of time determined by each institution. This [...]

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December 14, 2007

Technology Clinic Presents Final Report on “Greening” Lafayette

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Students present environmental sustainability plan for College to go carbon neutral The Technology Clinic presented its final project report from its year-long study on environmentally-friendly alternatives to the College’s current practices Dec. 12. Tech Clinic is a hands-on course founded in 1986 that brings together students from different majors to help solve real-world problems of [...]

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November 27, 2007

Lafayette Featured in National Media

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy spotlights the Posse Foundation and Lafayette’s successful affiliation with the program National media spotlight the College and President Daniel Weiss in two articles this week. The Chronicle of Philanthropy (“Nonprofit Group Prepares Students to Handle Demands of Life on Campus,” Nov. 29) focuses on the Posse Foundation and Lafayette’s successful affiliation [...]

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November 22, 2007

President Weiss Hosts Second Orpheus Student Reception

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Marquis Scholars will take a closer look at the world-class orchestra The second of President Dan Weiss’ three-part series of student receptions with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will take place Nov. 29 prior to Orpheus’ concert with pianist Jeremy Denk. The receptions are designed to broaden student familiarity with music ensembles, such as Orpheus, and [...]

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October 24, 2007

Trustees Approve Strategic Plan

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Key objectives of The Plan for Lafayette focus on strengthening the College’s academic core Lafayette’s new strategic plan, approved by the Board of Trustees Oct. 20, 2007, is designed “to secure a place for Lafayette among the nation’s premier liberal-arts institutions,” says President Daniel Weiss. The plan focuses on strengthening Lafayette’s academic core and its [...]

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October 23, 2007

Speak Out Against Darfur

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Students are invited to join video on Darfur Students are invited to take part in two upcoming filming sessions for the Speak Out Against Darfur video. The sessions will be from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 and Monday, Oct. 29 in Farinon College Center. The video is being put together in an [...]