Presidential Search and Transition

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  

President-Elect Alison Byerly at a podium

February 1, 2013

Photos and Video: President-Elect Alison Byerly is Introduced to the Campus Community

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President-Elect Alison Byerly was on campus this week for a series of meet-and-greet events with students, faculty, and staff and administrators. She was also interviewed, along with Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss, at halftime on the Lafayette Sports Network broadcast of the men’s basketball team’s home win against Colgate. Byerly was announced as the 17th [...]

Alison Byerly and Edward Ahart

January 16, 2013

Video: Lafayette Welcomes President-Elect Alison Byerly

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Today, Lafayette hosted the first of several events introducing Alison Byerly to the campus community as the 17th president of the College. After brief comments by President Daniel H. Weiss; Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees; and Trustee Alan Griffith ’64, chair of the Presidential Search Committee, Byerly made her first [...]

Alison Byerly

January 16, 2013

Alison Byerly Named President of Lafayette College

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Alison R. Byerly has been named the 17th president of Lafayette College. A nationally recognized scholar, she is one of the nation’s most prominent thought leaders on the role of technology in higher education today. She has extensive administrative experience at one of America’s most prominent and highly regarded liberal arts colleges with a long [...]

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October 12, 2012

An Update from the Presidential Search Committee

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We are pleased to provide the Lafayette community with an update on the College’s search for its 17th president. During the past two months, members of the Presidential Search Committee have been traveling around the country hosting forums with alumni, parents, and friends to discern the opportunities and challenges facing our next president. The committee [...]

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August 30, 2012

An Update from the Presidential Search Committee

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I am pleased to provide an update on the search for Lafayette’s next president. Members of the Presidential Search Committee have worked closely in July and August with members of the College’s administration and our consultant search firm, Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, to develop and finalize plans for conducting the search. This includes establishing a timeline [...]

Lafayette College

July 5, 2012

From the Chair of the Presidential Search Committee

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As the search for Lafayette’s 17th president begins, it is the intent of this committee to fulfill its responsibilities in a careful and thoughtful manner. We are confident that we will be able to present to the Board of Trustees for their approval an individual committed to the College’s mission who has the skills, demonstrated [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]