Trustees

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October 3, 2011

James R. Birle Jr. ’83, John A. Fry ’82, and Douglas R. Marvin ’69 Elected to Board of Trustees

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Three alumni were elected to the Board of Trustees May 20 and began five-year terms July 1. They are James R. Birle Jr. ’83, senior managing director at Evercore Partners in New York City; John A. Fry ’82, the 14th president of Drexel University, and Douglas R. Marvin ’69, a partner in the law firm [...]

Lafayette College Alumni Volunteer Awards - October 1st, 2011

October 3, 2011

34 Alumni Recognized for Outstanding Service

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On Saturday, Oct. 1, alumni, alumni groups, and a faculty member were recognized at the annual Alumni Awards Ceremony and luncheon in Wilson Room, Pfenning Alumni Center. View and share Alumni Awards Ceremony photos in Flickr John A. Fry ’82, 14th president of Drexel University, received the Kidd Award for distinction in his career. A [...]

Mary Stengel Austen

August 9, 2011

Mary Stengel Austen ’86 Receives Brava! Business Achievement Award

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In late July, Mary Stengel Austen ’86, president and chief executive officer of Tierney and member of the Lafayette College Board of Trustees, was presented with the Brava! Award in Philadelphia by SmartCEO magazine. The Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards honor the top 25 female CEOs, presidents, business owners, and executive directors in Greater Philadelphia. [...]

Brent Glass '69

July 13, 2011

Brent Glass ’69 to Retire as Director of National Museum of American History

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As director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History since 2002, Brent D. Glass ’69 has become a national leader in the field of history. He will retire in mid-August and continue to serve as senior adviser to the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture through the end of [...]

Mitchel Flaum '40

July 13, 2011

Trustee Emeritus Mitch Flaum ’40 Passes Away

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Mitchel Flaum ’40, who joined the Lafayette College Board of Trustees in 1971 and was elected to emeritus status in 1989, died June 10, 2011. Flaum was a member of the trustee Committee on Grounds and Buildings from 1971 to 1989, serving as chair from 1979 to 1989. He was also a member of the [...]

Wilbur Oaks '51 received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree at the 176th Commencement.

June 28, 2011

Oaks Family Endows Lafayette Athletics Leadership Academy

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In honor of the 60th anniversary of Wilbur Wilson Oaks’ ’51 graduating from Lafayette College, his daughter, Cynthia Oaks Linville ’80, and son-in-law Judson C. Linville ’79 have made a generous gift to endow the Lafayette Athletics Leadership Academy. The purpose of the Dr. Wilbur Wilson Oaks ’51 Leadership Development Fund and the Leadership Academy [...]

Michael Moskow '59

May 20, 2011

Retiring Trustees Jeffrey Feather ’65 and Michael Moskow ’59 Elected to Emeritus Status

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Retiring trustees Jeffrey P. Feather ’65 and Michael H. Moskow ’59 have been elected to emeritus status and will be recognized at the 176th Commencement on May 21. Read more Commencement coverage Feather has served 15 years as a member of the Board of Trustees. He was an alumni trustee from 1995 to 2000 and [...]

J. Peter Simon '75

February 23, 2011

J. Peter Simon ’75 Appointed to New Jersey State Board of Education

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  J. Peter Simon ’75, a member of Lafayette’s board of trustees and co-chairman of William E. Simon & Sons, LLC, Morristown, N.J., was sworn into office in February as one of four new members of the New Jersey State Board of Education. They are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of [...]

Edward W. Ahart '69

February 22, 2011

Edward W. Ahart ’69 Elected to Fannie E. Rippel Foundation Board

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Edward W. Ahart ’69 was recently elected to the board of trustees of the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation of Morristown, N.J. A highly regarded lawyer and civic leader, he is chair of Lafayette’s board of trustees and has been a longstanding friend and adviser to the foundation. The Rippel Foundation engages leaders in and outside [...]

Fred M. Kirby II ’42 at Reunion in 2008

February 10, 2011

College Mourns the Passing of Fred M. Kirby II ’42

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The campus community mourns the passing of Fred M. Kirby II ’42, who died Tuesday, Feb. 8, at age 91. “Our gratitude to Fred Kirby for a lifetime of service and generosity to the College is boundless. He was a remarkable person in many ways. I will remember with special appreciation the years in which [...]