On March 9, 1826, Pennsylvania Gov. John Andrew Shulze signed the charter officially establishing Lafayette College. This action set in motion a trajectory for success highlighted by the many students who have become change-makers for the world.
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join President Byerly and the alumni community in celebrating Lafayette’s founding at a virtual Wine 3/9 celebration on March 9 at 7:30 p.m. Learn about Lafayette’s founding from Thomas Lannon, director of special collections and archives. Register.