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Hotchkiss House

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News and Announcements

150th Anniversary Celebration of Lee's Presidency Continues This Fall

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As the academic year gets underway, we look forward to a number of exciting events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee's taking of the oath of office as president of Washington College, which occurred on Oct. 2, 1865.

In Full Swing


Law students began a few weeks ago. Undergraduate classes begin this Thursday and already the Alumni Affairs Office is in full swing.

An Important Message from the Presidential Search Committee

August 19, 2015 Dear Members of the Washington and Lee community, I hope this note finds you enjoying an excellent summer. As the presidential search committee begins its work, I want to draw your attention to the website ( where you will find current information about the search. I would also ask that you take ten minutes to […]

A Successful Conclusion to the Capital Campaign

An up-close-and-personal view of Old George atop Washington Hall.

TO: The Washington and Lee Community FROM: Rector Emeritus Philip W. Norwood ’69 and Trustee Warren A. Stephens ’79, Campaign Co-Chairs DATE: July 15, 2015 On behalf of the campaign cabinet, we are pleased to tell you that we concluded our seven-year capital campaign on June 30, raising $542.5 million, 8 percent more than the $500 million goal. […]

A Message of Appreciation


To the Washington and Lee Community: In response to today’s announcement of the successful conclusion of Honor Our Past, Build Our Future: The Campaign for Washington and Lee, I express sincere appreciation to everyone who made it possible — the entire advancement staff; the campaign cabinet; the faculty, staff and students who inspired the generosity […]

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Career Resources

General Wisdom: Joe Sussingham '13 on Life as a Professional Musician


Joe Sussingham '13, one half of electronic dance music duo Coyote Kisses, recently performed at Coachella Music Festival. How did he pull that off?!? Check out this episode of General Wisdom to find out. 0:10 Introduction 1:56 The evolution of Coyote Kisses 4:14 How did you wind up playing Coachella?!? What was that like, and […]

General Wisdom: Samantha Copping '11 on Grad School Life


0:10 Intro 0:39 Connecting the dots–how did you wind up in grad school? / 1:09 Always thinking about "the next step" / 1:51 The liberating/terrifying realization that law school was not that next step / 3:14 Getting off the "conveyor belt of life" 4:29 What is grad school life like? 5:56 Any advice for current […]

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