Affordability and Distinction through Growth

In its first three years, this strategy, adopted in 2016:

  • Grew financial aid budget by 30 percent
  • Grew the size of the student body by 6.7 percent.
  • Created 17 new faculty positions


Campus Facilities

Academic Enhancements


  • In 2018, Lafayette launched a five-year strategic plan, Creating a Championship Culture, that saw athletic teams make a six-place jump in the Patriot League Presidents’ Cup standings from fall 2018 to fall 2019.


The College launched a Climate Action Plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2035.