Trustees

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 recieved 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 [...]

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November 11, 2010

Award-Winning Cellist Patrice Jackson, Lafayette’s 2010 Temple Visiting Artist, Will Perform and Work with Students Nov. 17-18

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Award-winning cellist Patrice Jackson will be on campus Nov. 17-18 to speak, perform, and host a performance workshop with students. Her residency is made possible by Lafayette’s David L. Sr. and Helen J. Temple Visiting Artist Fund. Jackson will hold a string master class for students with Jorge Torres, associate professor of music, at noon [...]

Walter E. Hanson '49

October 29, 2010

Former Board Chair Walter E. Hanson ’49 dies at 84

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Chair of the Board of Trustees from 1977 to 1986, Trustee Emeritus Walter E. Hanson ’49, died at his home in Newport Beach, Calif., after a lengthy illness. Hanson, who was former chairman of KPMG, died Sept. 24. He provided distinguished service to the College and the Board, serving as a term trustee from 1969 [...]

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October 8, 2010

Lafayette Announces New Williams Arts Campus on North Third Street

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An experimental black box theater, a state-of-the-art film theater, a sound stage, and a high-tech media and teaching lab are some of the exciting facilities included in the plans for the new Williams Arts Campus on North Third Street. “The arts campus will serve as a vibrant gateway to Lafayette and the city and provide [...]

Jud Linville '79

September 23, 2010

Citigroup Names Jud Linville ’79 CEO of Citi Cards

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Judson C. “Jud” Linville ’79, a member of the Lafayette College Board of Trustees, became chief executive officer of Citi Cards this month. Linville, of Princeton, N.J., will run Citi’s North America branded cards business. He will be a member of the executive committee and the global consumer banking council, and will head the global [...]