Remembering Sarah Bramley ’19 and Joey Towers ’18

Lafayette is mourning two students who recently passed away. Sarah Bramley ’19 died Aug. 19 at her home in Hackettstown, N.J. She was serious about engineering, but friends remember her for her sassy sense of humor. In high school, she’d hung a chandelier in her locker. She sang duets with her mother. Her friends often […]

More Enlightenment from the Marquis

An exhibition this winter at the Grolier Club in New York will offer the first comprehensive view of the Marquis de Lafayette as an international antislavery advocate who influenced the abolitionist movement on three continents. Drawn from Lafayette College’s rich collections of 18th- and 19th-century rare books, manuscripts, paintings, prints, and objects, some of which […]

Lookin’ Good, Oechsle

The Oechsle Center for Global Education received a prestigious honorable mention award for new architecture by the Society of College and University Planning and The American Institute of Architects. The interior walls of the global studies hub were assembled from salvaged wood from reclaimed sources such as Indonesian shipping pallets, French winery casks, and Australian […]

Making it count

651 The number of first-year and transfer students in the class of 2020 Lafayette’s 185th is one of the most academically powerful in the College’s history. But that’s only a small piece of what makes this leap of Leopards such an outstanding cohort. The new recruits hail from zero miles away (Easton) up to 9,808 […]


Global Rogues and Regional Orders: The Multidimensional Challenge of North Korea and Iran By Il Hyun Cho, assistant professor government and law/Asian studies program Oxford University Press, 2015 264 pp. Memories of Madagascar and Slavery in the Black Atlantic By Wendy Wilson-Fall, associate professor and chair Africana studies Ohio University Press, 2015 234 pp. Heavy […]

Meet the New Trustees

Alvin Yearwood ’83 Lafayette’s newly appointed member of the Board of Trustees has been judge of New York City Criminal Court in Kings County since 2003. He also serves as an acting justice of Bronx County/12th Judicial District Supreme Court. His career began in 1987 with the Nassau County District Attorney’s office. He went on […]

Eyerly Named Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Mark Eyerly, formerly chief communications officer at Temple University, has been named vice president for marketing and communications at Lafayette. Eyerly succeeds Michael D. Kiser, who accepted a position in April as vice president of marketing and communications at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. John O’Keefe, vice president and chief information officer, […]

Lafayette in NYC

It’s a big Lafayette selling point. You take I-78 east, and in about an hour you’re at the center of the universe. The Big Apple. New York, N.Y. But recently, the Pennsylvania liberal arts college made a move to draw the cosmopolitan American city closer than it’s ever been. Lafayette has agreed to lease New […]