News: Kickoff!

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Alumni are gearing up for a busy fall season locally and on campus.  Many alumni chapters are staging “Summer Send Off” events for  lucky new and returning W&L students. This happy custom in our larger chapters is another way by which the W&L family welcomes our new members. We are especially glad to have approximately […]

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News: The Race Continues

The Alumni Association and Alumni Affairs leadership team met on June 15 to take stock of the 14-15 year and plan this year. Here are some of our highlights: The Alumni Association held more than 275 chapter events and enlisted 500+ volunteers. 45 Alumni Chapters staged Presidents Day events, 18 with faculty guests, others with […]

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News: The Race Continues

The Alumni Association and Alumni Affairs leadership team met on June 15 to take stock of the 14-15 year and plan this year. Here are some of our highlights: The Alumni Association held more than 275 chapter events and enlisted 500+ volunteers. 45 Alumni Chapters staged Presidents Day events, 18 with faculty guests, others with […]

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News: Cheers, Class of 2015!

On Memorial Day evening, May 25, we toasted our graduating seniors in grand style at the annual Senior Night festivities.  They were our guests at a cookout at the Liberty Hall Ruins, held under beautiful spring blue skies. After welcoming them to the ranks of the Alumni Association, they were treated to local bluegrass music […]

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News: Alumni Weekend 2015 Recap

Reunions: The Class of 1965 in front of Lee Chapel.

Thanks to hard work by many W&L staff and alumni volunteer leaders, Alumni Weekend 2015 was a resounding success. 650 alumni and a total of over 1,200 people returned to campus.   Several days of nerve-wracking torrential rain eventually gave way to clear skies and we were fortunate to have decent weather, strong attendance, spirited events […]

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News: 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Join us on Alumni Weekend as we honor the following Distinguished Alumni: William G. Broaddus Class of 1965 Bill Broaddus graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and was a member of Sigma Chi. He got his law degree from UVa and clerked for the Supreme Court of Virginia. He continued his career in local and […]

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News: Counting down to Alumni Weekend and Graduation

Alumni Weekend 2015 is open for registration!  Alumni celebrating reunions this year come from each of the five year classes between 1965 and 2000. We have planned a weekend full of signature events, class-specific gatherings, and memory making. The Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association will take place at the Generals’ Assembly on Saturday morning, […]

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News: Chapters are getting busy!

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This is a busy time for alumni chapters all across the country. Chances are good you'll find a President's Day event happening in your community as we take a moment and celebrate our alma mater's namesakes, George Washington and Robert E. Lee. More than 40 chapters have formally planned to gather in January, February and […]

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News: Saluting Our Namesakes

Happy New Year! Alumni Affairs is busy working with many alumni chapters to coordinate 'Presidents' Day' events to commemorate the lasting contributions of George Washington ( birthday February 22) and Robert E. Lee ( birthday January 19). It is well worth repeating the short summary of what they did. In 1796, sitting U.S. President George […]

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News: 2014 in Review

It has been a productive and busy year for Alumni Affairs and the Alumni Association. We issued Alumni 2020, our data- driven Strategic Plan, in April. The Alumni Board and the Alumni Affairs office are collaborating on the 74 deliverables in that report. We have set a clear course to strengthen the quality and variety […]

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