Trustees

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 [...]

Lawrence J. Ramer ’50

November 5, 2012

Remembering Former Trustee Chair Lawrence J. Ramer ’50

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Lawrence J. Ramer ’50, former chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, died Nov. 2 at his home in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He was 84. Services and a tribute to his life will be held today at Hillside Memorial Park in Los Angeles. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that [...]

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August 3, 2012

Michael Heaney ’86 and Leo Helmers ’87 Begin Terms on Board of Trustees

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Two alumni were elected to the Board of Trustees May 18 and began five-year terms July 1. They are Michael C. Heaney ’86, a managing director at Morgan Stanley and global head of credit sales and trading, municipals, and emerging markets credit, and Leo A. Helmers ’87, a managing director of the Carlyle Group and [...]

Richard A. Grossman ’64

May 18, 2012

Trustees Richard A. Grossman ’64, Jefferson W. Kirby ’84, and Walter Oechsle ’57 Elected to Emeritus Status

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Trustees Richard A. Grossman ’64, Jefferson W. Kirby ’84, and Walter Oechsle ’57 have been elected to emeritus status and will be recognized at the 177th Commencement May 19. Visit the Commencement website Grossman has served on the Board of Trustees from 1987-97 and from 2002 to the present. Currently a member of the Committee [...]

Robert E. Sell '84

April 16, 2012

Robert E. Sell ’84 Named Accenture Group Chief Executive for Communications, Media, and Technology

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Robert “Bob” E. Sell ’84, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees, has been named group chief executive of Accenture’s Communications, Media, and Technology Operating Group. Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company based in New York City, made the announcement April 13. Sell joined Accenture in 1984 and became a [...]