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Shave the Prez
March 14, 2011
A year ago, President Michael B. Alexander took a vacation and let his beard grow. But, when he returned to campus, instead of going back to the clean-shaven look, he decided to keep the beard.
A running joke developed between him and Lasell alum and long-time benefactor Adelaide Van Winkle '49, who wanted the facial hair to disappear. President Alexander, half-joking, said he could make it go away --- for a price!
Who knew that Adelaide would agree to pay for the beard's demise! Well, sort of...
Click on the video below to see what happened next, and see how President Alexander still needs YOUR help!