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Roger A. Demareski of Princeton University has been named vice president for finance and administration at Lafayette College.

October 20, 2014

Lafayette Names Roger Demareski Vice President for Finance and Administration

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Roger A. Demareski of Princeton University has been named vice president for finance and administration at Lafayette College. The appointment is effective November 17. Demareski brings 23 years’ experience in strategic planning, capital budgeting and operations, and other financial and administrative functions. He has served as assistant vice president for facilities operations at Princeton since […]

New biography by Laura Auricchio, "The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered"

October 10, 2014

Author of New Marquis de Lafayette Biography Speaks at College

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Laura Auricchio, author of the newly released book “The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered,” will deliver the 2014 Lafayette Birthday Lecture at Lafayette College from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 in Skillman Library, Gendebien Room. The event is free and open to the public. Copies of the book are available for sale at the campus […]

Kimberly Marten, the Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College and deputy director of Columbia University's Harriman Institute will present “Is Another Cold War Inevitable? Observations on Vladimir Putin's Foreign Policy," at Lafayette College.

October 8, 2014

International Political Scientist Kimberly Marten to Speak at Lafayette

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Kimberly Marten, the Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College and deputy director of Columbia University’s Harriman Institute will present “Is Another Cold War Inevitable? Observations on Vladimir Putin’s Foreign Policy,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 in Colton Chapel at Lafayette College. Her talk, sponsored by the Class of 1961 International Speaker Series, is […]

Heather Wolfe, curator of manuscripts at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., presents “Tangled Texts in Early Modern England,” at Skillman Library, Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

October 3, 2014

Curator of Manuscripts and Ancient Handwriting Expert Presents Lecture at Lafayette

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Heather Wolfe, curator of manuscripts at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., presents “Tangled Texts in Early Modern England,” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Gendebien Room of Skillman Library at Lafayette College. Her talk is the 2014 Paul and June Schlueter Lecture in the Art of the Book. It is free […]

S. Abu Turab Rizvi, professor of economics and former dean of the Honors College at the University of Vermont, has been named provost at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pa.

October 2, 2014

Abu Rizvi Appointed Provost at Lafayette College

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S. Abu Turab Rizvi, professor of economics and former dean of the Honors College at the University of Vermont, has been named provost at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pa., effective January 20, 2015. “I am delighted that Abu Rizvi will join Lafayette as provost,” said Lafayette President Alison Byerly, who announced the appointment to the […]

Paul Taylor Dance Company brings Taylor’s first major success, Aureole, to the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7.

October 1, 2014

Paul Taylor Dance Company Returns to the Williams Center for the Arts with ‘Aureole,’ ‘Company B’ and ‘Eventide’

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Paul Taylor Dance Company’s Lehigh Valley residency is part of a three-year Mellon Foundation “Choreographers on Campus” award. The critically acclaimed Paul Taylor Dance Company brings Taylor’s first major success, Aureole, to the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7. The evening’s program at the Williams Center includes Taylor’s […]

Lafayette College is hosting a live art auction from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5 to benefit the installation of artwork along the Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, Pa. Shown, photo of work by Vicki DaSilva, “Roddie’s Rock,” 2012, 30” x 50”.

September 23, 2014

Lafayette Hosts Art Auction to Benefit Karl Stirner Arts Trail

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Lafayette College is hosting a live art auction from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5 to benefit the installation of artwork along the Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, Pa. Eighteen exceptional pieces of work ranging in value from $1,500 to $16,000 and representing a diverse range of artists and disciplines will be […]

The Vivaldi Project and Violinist Elizabeth Field Present 18th Century String Repertoire at the Williams Center for the Arts 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 at Lafayette College.

September 17, 2014

The Vivaldi Project and Violinist Elizabeth Field Present 18th Century String Repertoire at the Williams Center for the Arts

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The Vivaldi Project, a premier period instrument ensemble dedicated to presenting 17th- and 18th-century string repertoire, presents music by Vivaldi, Mozart, and their contemporaries at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 in the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by visiting or calling the Williams Center box office […]

Renowned choreographer Ronald K. Brown and his New York-based contemporary dance ensemble, Evidence, will present their latest work, "The Subtle One," at Lafayette’s Williams Center for the Arts.

September 12, 2014

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Opens the Williams Center for the Arts 2014/15 Season Dance Series with ‘The Subtle One’

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  Renowned choreographer Ronald K. Brown and his New York-based contemporary dance ensemble, Evidence, will present their latest work, The Subtle One, at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College. A pre-performance talk with Choreographer-in-Residence Ben Munisteri will be given at 7 p.m. The renowned choreographer’s Lafayette College […]

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September 10, 2014

‘Supreme City’ Book Signing by Historian and Professor Donald L. Miller

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Acclaimed author, historian and Lafayette College Professor Donald L. Miller will read from and sign copies of his new book Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America at the Barnes & Noble in Southmont Center (off Rt. 33 at the Freemansburg interchange) in Easton from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, […]