In 2015, the University will commemorate the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee's taking the oath of office as president of Washington College, which occurred on Oct. 2, 1865.
Grace Andrews '09 Grace started her volunteer and causes experience at W&L as a Bonner Leader for AmeriCorps. She tutored and assisted in a “mainstreamed” classroom with special needs students. She was the Vice president/member of STOP, an anti-human trafficking student group. In 2007 she was awarded the Washington and Lee University Decade award which […]
Over Young Alumni Weekend 2014, which will be September 19-21, there are two multicultural events we want to highlight for you. The students in charge of planning these events are especially excited to welcome you back to campus that weekend! ******************************* The Student Association for Black Unity (SABU), the Pan-Asian Association for Cultural Exchange (PAACE) […]
Young Alumni Weekend, September 19-21, is rapidly approaching. Alumni from the classes of 2004-2014 will return to visit with friends, see the campus, and create new memories. The classes of 2004 (10th) and 2009 (5th) will celebrate milestone reunions and are expecting big turnouts! The Alumni Association Board and chapter leaders from across the country […]
In response to concerns raised by a group of law students about the climate for students of color at Washington and Lee, President Kenneth P. Ruscio issued two statements to the University community last month. Senior leadership has met with the students to discuss their concerns.
In our 2013 survey, several thousand alumni told us that they place a very high value on a vibrant local chapter. It is a very important driver of alumni engagement with W&L. Thus, supporting and developing strong alumni chapters is a top priority of the Alumni Board and the Alumni Affairs office. We are gratified […]
President Ruscio talks about what he calls the "intergenerational contract" between current students and alumni. We benefit from the generosity of others before us, and we should pay that forward by helping future students. Ebony Bailey '14 walked in the shadow of the Colonnade to her commencement less than one month ago. She wrote us […]
Thanks to hard work by many W&L staff and alumni volunteer leaders, Alumni Weekend 2014 was a resounding success. Over 650 alumni and a total of over 1,100 people returned to campus. Several days of nerve-wracking torrential rain gave way to clear skies and we were blessed with perfect weather, strong attendance, spirited events and dazzling reunion giving.
Surely you've wanted to experience 'Lexington Low Key' in the sunny and relaxing summer?! Good news: let us spot two great ways to entice you and your children: our Alumni Colleges and our sports camps. SPORTS CAMPS There are many strong sport camp offerings each spring and summer at W&L. Experience our superb fields. Wear […]
Of course, this is the Admissions season! From approximately 5,800 undergraduate applications, we have binding commitments from over 240 high school seniors in Early Decision 1 and 2. This is almost exactly half of the next first year class. Included in this rich pool of talent and leadership are 26 children of alumni to date. […]