Trustees

Students take a selfie to remember the day.

May 30, 2014

Update from May Board Meeting/Commencement

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President Alison Bylerly emailed the following message today: To the College Community: I write to update you on decisions taken at last week’s Board of Trustees meeting, as well as to congratulate the entire Lafayette community on a very successful Commencement weekend.  As this was my first Lafayette Commencement as President, it was a very [...]

Provost Wendy Hill

May 29, 2014

Rothkopfs’ Gift Honors Wendy Hill

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Former Lafayette President Arthur Rothkopf ’55 and his wife, Barbara Rothkopf, have provided a gift to name the neuroscience lab in Oechsle Hall in honor of Wendy Hill. President Alison Byerly announced the honor at the annual pre-Commencement dinner May 23. Hill, the provost, dean of the faculty, and Rappolt Professor of Neuroscience, will complete 25 [...]

Susan Carras ’76

May 23, 2014

Retiring Trustee Susan Carras ’76 Elected To Emerita Status

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Trustee Sue Barnes Carras ’76 has been elected to emerita status and will be recognized at the 179th Commencement May 24. Learn more about Commencement Carras has served on the board from 1996 to 1998 and from 1999 to the present. Currently the chair of the Committee on Development and Alumni Relations and a member of [...]

Lafayette College

April 14, 2014

Update From the Board of Trustees Meeting

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President Alison Byerly emailed this message to the campus community today: I write to update the campus community on the most recent meeting of the Board of Trustees. On Friday, March 28, two hours were devoted to a special presentation on the vision, financial goals, and strategy of the College’s Capital Campaign.  A group that included [...]

Linda Assante Carrasco ’90

June 28, 2013

Linda Assante Carrasco ’90 Begins Term on Board of Trustees

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Linda Assante Carrasco ’90, a partner with Jasper Ridge Partners investment management firm in Menlo Park, Calif., was elected to the Board of Trustees May 24 and will begin a four-year term July 1. Formerly Oak Hill Investment Management, Jasper Ridge Partners provides discretionary investment management services and customized solutions to prominent families, foundations, and [...]

Ahart Family Arts Plaza

June 11, 2013

Ahart Family Arts Plaza Dedicated during Reunion Weekend

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The Ahart Family Arts Plaza, located between the Williams Visual Arts Building and the future home of Lafayette’s theater program on North Third Street, was dedicated June 8 during Reunion. The plaza is named in honor of Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees, and Catherine Ahart P’97 ’03 in recognition of [...]

Rissa Welt Grossman and Richard A. Grossman ’64 outside of Grossman House

April 8, 2013

Photo Gallery: Lafayette Dedicates Grossman House

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The College held a dedication ceremony April 5 for the Grossman House for Global Perspectives, a special residence of 25 students interested in topics related to globalization. Grossman House, which opened on High Street at the beginning of this academic year, is named in honor of Richard A. Grossman ’64 and his wife, Rissa Welt [...]

Walter Oechsle ’57, center, holds the ceremonial shovel with President Daniel H. Weiss, left, and Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees.

April 8, 2013

Photo Gallery: Lafayette Breaks Ground for Oechsle Center for Global Education

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The College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Oechsle Center for Global Education April 6 at the site of building’s future location, along South College Drive south of Pardee Hall. The center is being made possible by the support of Walter Oechsle ’57 and his wife, the late Christa Huber Oechsle. Oechsle, an emeritus trustee [...]

Grossman House

April 1, 2013

Lafayette Celebrates Initiatives in Global Education

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Lafayette will celebrate two major initiatives in global education this weekend. A dedication ceremony will be held for Grossman House, a special residence housing 25 students interested in global topics, 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 5. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Oechsle Center for Global Education will be held 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Grossman House, [...]

Steve Pryor '71 lectures about the benefits of natural gas.

November 19, 2012

ExxonMobil Chemical Co. President Steve Pryor ’71 Speaks on Benefits of Natural Gas

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Steve Pryor ’71, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company and vice chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, recently spoke on campus about the benefits of natural gas. Titled “Natural Gas—An Abundant, Cleaner-Burning American Energy Solution,” the lecture was sponsored by the Policy Studies Program and the Gladstone T. Whitman ’49 Fund. In addition, ExxonMobil senior scientist Jack [...]