Commencement 2013

Chester John J. Salwach (l-r), associate professor of mathematics; Thomas H. Bruggink, professor of economics; Anthony D. Novaco, Marshall R. Metzgar Professor of Physics; and James E. Lennertz, associate professor of government and law, have been elected to emeritus status.

May 29, 2013

Retiring Faculty Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

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Retiring faculty members Thomas Bruggink, professor of economics; James Lennertz, associate professor of government and law; Anthony Novaco, Marshall R. Metzgar Professor of Physics; and Chester Salwach, associate professor of mathematics, have been elected to emeritus status and were recognized for their service to Lafayette at the annual pre-Commencement reception, dinner, and awards ceremony. President [...]

2013 Commencement

May 26, 2013

178th Commencement in Photos

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Lafayette celebrated its 178th Commencement May 25. View images of the ceremony and celebrations. Read more Commencement coverage View more images of the ceremony on Flickr Commencement Ceremony Celebration Photos View more celebration images on Flickr

Commencement Video

May 26, 2013

Videos: Scenes from Commencement

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Lafayette celebrated its 178th Commencement May 25. Watch the ceremony in its entirety and a video montage of scenes from throughout the day. Read more Commencement coverage Commencement Montage Commencement Video  

President Daniel H. Weiss presented his farewell remarks at the 178th Commencement.

May 25, 2013

President Daniel H. Weiss Says Farewell to Class of 2013

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President Daniel H. Weiss presented his farewell remarks to graduating seniors at the 178th Commencement. His speech is below. Read more Commencement coverage As you come to the end of your college careers (which is going to happen in about five minutes), it is understandable—and even wise—that you would want to reflect on the meaning [...]

Rev. Alexandra M. Hendrickson, College chaplain and director of religious and spiritual life, delivered the sermon “Enough is Enough” at Lafayette’s Baccalaureate service May 25 on the 178th Commencement day.

May 25, 2013

Photo Gallery: 178th Baccalaureate Service

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Rev. Alexandra Hendrickson, College chaplain and director of religious and spiritual life, delivered the sermon at this morning’s Baccalaureate service for the 178th Commencement. View more images of Baccalaureate on Flickr View more Commencement coverage

Anne-Marie Slaughter was the featured speaker for the 178th Commencement.

May 25, 2013

Political Commentator Anne-Marie Slaughter Speaks at 178th Commencement

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Lafayette granted 589 degrees to 566 graduating seniors and honorary doctorates to five distinguished leaders, including Anne-Marie Slaughter, one of the nation’s most influential commentators on international relations and global issues, today at the College’s 178th Commencement. Watch the video of Commencement View Commencement photos View photos from Baccalaureate Receiving honorary degrees were British author [...]

Honorary degree recipients Martin Amis (l-r), Anne-Marie Slaughter, President Daniel H. Weiss, Robert A. Pastor ’69, and Joseph T. Cox ’68

May 25, 2013

Five Distinguished Leaders Receive Honorary Degrees at 178th Commencement

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Five distinguished leaders received honorary degrees at the 178th Commencement. Read more Commencement coverage President Daniel H. Weiss conferred them upon Commencement speaker Anne-Marie Slaughter, one of the nation’s most influential commentators on international relations and global issues; British author Martin Amis; Joseph T. Cox ’68, headmaster of The Haverford School; and Robert A. Pastor [...]

Commencement

May 25, 2013

Watch 178th Commencement Live

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Lafayette’s 178th Commencement can be viewed live starting 2:15 p.m. today. Check back later this evening for complete coverage including videos, photo galleries, and an article. Also, follow the ceremony on Twitter via @lafcol or hashtag #lafcolgrad. Watch the live stream Learn all about Commencement

Faculty, staff, and alumni enjoy dinner prior to the awards ceremony.

May 25, 2013

Faculty and Staff Saluted for Distinguished Teaching, Scholarship, and Service at Annual Awards Banquet

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Outstanding professors and other members of the Lafayette community were honored tonight for distinguished teaching, scholarly research, and service to the College at the annual pre-Commencement awards dinner. Read more Commencement coverage President Daniel H. Weiss, Wendy L. Hill, provost and dean of the faculty, and Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of [...]

Hugh Harris

May 24, 2013

Hugh Harris Recognized for Many Years of Service

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Hugh Harris, who is retiring as director of public safety, was recognized at Lafayette’s annual pre-Commencement reception, dinner, and awards ceremony. Read his citation below. Hugh Harris Honored by City of Easton HUGH W. HARRIS You were appointed public safety director 31 years ago this month and immediately had an impact on the quality of [...]