Byerly and Rojo meet; Governance committee to meet this afternoon

President Alison Byerly and Spanish Professor Juan Rojo met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday night regarding Rojo’s hunger strike in response to the denial of his tenure application. A faculty governance committee is planned this afternoon to discuss the tenure review process in response to Rojo’s strike. Any voting member of the faculty can attend as observers, […]

College: Expansion aims to ultimately increase affordability

Lafayette announced plans over the summer to expand on College Hill and in Easton, including several new buildings, more competitive faculty salaries and increasing enrollment at Lafayette by 400 by 2025 – without higher tuition increases. The goal that ties it all together, according to President Alison Byerly and Vice President of Finance Roger Demareski, is increasing the […]

Lafayette theater’s upcoming acts: Looking ahead at the 2016–2017 year on the stage

2016-2017 looks to be a dramatic year on College Hill. In the coming academic year, the Lafayette Theater Department is putting on four shows as part of their season. The season’s theme is “Braving the Elements.” Earlier this week, the Theater Department held auditions for the first play of the season, Marsha Norman and Lucy […]

Fall Sports Preview

Women’s Soccer 2015 Season: 8-7-1 (2-6-1 in Patriot League); did not qualify for post-season Key Players: GK Danielle Sedillo ’17 F Melissa Lynskey ’17 D Olivia Heitz ’18 M Joanna Scotti ’17 F Kaelin King ’17 What’s Changed: After losing five seniors to graduation, including All-Patriot League First Team defender Kelly Chickering, head coach Mick Statham added five new freshmen […]

Guide to fall galleries on campus: A look at this semester’s artistic offerings

As the fall semester progresses, the Lafayette College Art Galleries will be presenting a couple of exhibitions. The galleries will display art in a variety of mediums throughout the semester, as the exhibitions will hold a diverse array of pieces. Starting Sept. 17, the Grossman Gallery will play host to an exhibition by artist Alison Saar […]