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Lafayette College

June 10, 2010

Reunion Report: A More Open, Greener, Modern Campus

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More open space, fewer cars, and a clearer, more consistent way of marking the borders of College property on and around College Hill. Along with new and renovated facilities, those are the primary changes presented in the College’s new campus master plan, as outlined June 6 during a Reunion Weekend event in the Oechsle Hall [...]

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February 3, 2010

Working Group to Study Greek Life

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Panel of trustees, faculty, students, alumni, and staff will examine how fraternities and sororities can best contribute to the College’s future A working group of trustees, faculty, students, alumni, and staff has been formed to examine how fraternities and sororities can best contribute to Lafayette’s future in the context of the College’s strategic plan. The [...]

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January 15, 2010

Lafayette Responds to the Disaster in Haiti

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President Daniel H. Weiss issued the following statement today: Members of the Lafayette community join with others across the nation and the world in mourning the victims of the earthquake in Haiti and extending deepest sympathy to those who are suffering in the wake of the disaster. While this touches all of us, insofar as [...]

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November 20, 2009

Education for the Global Environment

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President Daniel H. Weiss wrote the following message for the introduction of the Fall 2009 issue of Lafayette Magazine: As many of you are well aware, broadening the global dimension of our educational offerings is a major initiative of the College’s strategic plan that reflects our commitment to a curriculum that meets the needs of [...]

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October 5, 2009

President Daniel Weiss Featured in University Business Magazine

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He discusses Lafayette’s green move-out and other sustainability efforts An article written by President Daniel Weiss about the success of the College’s green move-out initiative appears in the October edition of University Business magazine. An excerpt: Our students have made it clear that this annual initiative is important to them. It is one area where [...]

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September 4, 2009

President Daniel H. Weiss Prominently Featured in The New York Times

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He discusses rising college costs and the future of higher education An interview with President Daniel H. Weiss about rising college costs and the financial future of higher education appeared online today in The New York Times. The article, “Why College Costs Rise, Even in a Recession,” prominently features Weiss’ commentary and includes audio clips [...]

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June 7, 2009

Reunion Report: President Daniel H. Weiss Addresses the State of the College

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Despite the nation’s economic downturn and other challenges, Lafayette is well positioned to continue moving forward Lafayette prevails.That was the message College President Daniel H. Weiss gave to a group of about 100 gathered in the Oechsle Hall auditorium to hear “The Plan for Lafayette.” In his presentation and the ensuing question-and-answer session June 6 [...]

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March 13, 2009

President Weiss Elected a Trustee of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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The organization advances the history, conservation, and enjoyment of European art, architecture, and archeology President Daniel H. Weiss has been elected a trustee of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Headquartered in New York City, the foundation devotes its resources to advancing the history, conservation, and enjoyment of the vast heritage of European art, architecture, and [...]

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February 10, 2009

Lafayette’s Volunteer Service and Civic Engagement Recognized Nationally

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College is named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Lafayette’s volunteer service and community engagement have been recognized nationally with the naming of the College to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The honor roll, inaugurated this year, is designed to increase public awareness of the contributions that college students are [...]

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September 23, 2008

A Bold Move

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More faculty, smaller classes, less student loan debt Lafayette is giving the most qualified students access to the best possible educational experiences where cost is no obstacle, there is more student-faculty contact in smaller classes, far less student loan debt, and increased numbers of faculty. In a bold move that puts it at the forefront [...]