President’s third town hall: Discontent voiced and faculty diversity discussed

President Alison Byerly opened her third town hall meeting at Lafayette with comments on the memorial service for Sarah Bramley ’19, expansion plans, the capital campaign and the tenure process. Soon after the introduction, audience members voiced criticism. Comments at the town hall meeting ranged from concerns about lack of faculty diversity to questioning the cabinet’s voice in the president’s […]

‘Centerpiece of the world’: College to lease space in NYC

What began with a suggestion from arts professor Robert Mattison at a luncheon held by President Alison Byerly three years ago has resulted in what is to soon become the first Lafayette-exclusive space in New York City. Mattison was the catalyst for the New York Initiative, which is the catch-all title for Lafayette’s effort to […]

Visiting professors move on from Lafayette: Departing faculty reflect on time at college

Over the course of the academic year, students have to say goodbye to professors who move from the college. With the end of the spring semester approaching, the college community is once again bidding farewell to professors who won’t be returning in the fall. Visiting Professor of International Affairs Joel Shelton, who taught at Lafayette […]

Not up for debate: Debate coach inducted into National Forensics Association

After being chosen by the selective committee of the National Forensics Association (NFA), Associate Director Lafayette Forensics and Debate Coach John Boyer has been inducted into the association’s Hall of Fame. As a member of the Hall of Fame, Boyer is among those who have excelled in competing in forensics, in contributing to forensics after college graduation and […]

Easton resident arrested for trespassing on campus

Two weeks ago, a previous trespasser on Lafayette property returned to campus and was arrested on site, according to a citation filed by public safety. Christopher Stutzner, 23, was warned by the college’s public safety not to return to campus when officers first caught him trespassing about a year ago, Director of Lafayette College Public Safety Jeff Troxell […]