Admissions denies ethics violation after accepting perks from education company

After a Reuters report put Lafayette admissions in the spotlight for accepting perks in exchange for admissions help, admissions officers have denied both giving a special advantage to students and breaching the college’s code of ethics. Both Dean of Admissions Matt Hyde and Associate Director Eugene Gabay accepted benefits in exchange for leading two workshops about […]

The story behind the sculptures and sketches in ‘Breach’

Earlier this week, artist Alison Saar was very much present at the Williams Center. On Tuesday, Saar, who is the Grossman Visiting Artist, gave a lecture on her background and artwork, concluding with her current exhibit presented in the Grossman Gallery this semester called “Breach.” When Director of Art Galleries Michio Okaya introduced Saar to the […]

Class of 2017 commencement gift adds to Brian Keller Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Class of 2017 Commencement Gift Committee recently announced a donation will be made to the Brian Keller Memorial Scholarship fund. The scholarship was established last year by the Class of 2016’s commencement gift following the tragic death of Brian Keller ’16, a member of the football team and a mechanical engineer. All students regardless of major are […]

College brings on new VP: Mark Eyerly has long history in marketing and communications

Three weeks ago, Mark Eyerly returned to familiar and friendly ground. The new vice president for marketing and communications arrived at the college with a long resume in tow. Originally a journalist, Eyerly worked as a staff writer at the Lancaster New Era newspaper, before spending a quarter century working in communications for Cornell, Drexel, Temple and […]