News: Summer in Lexington: Sports Camps and Alumni College

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 […]

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News: Admissions Season


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. […]

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News: W&L Senior Killed in Automobile Accident

The W&L community gathered for a candlelight vigil in mutual support and remembrance of Kelsey Durkin '14 on Tuesday, Dec. 3, in front of Lee Chapel.

Kelsey Durkin '14 died and 10 other W&L students were injured in a single-car accident on a rural Rockbridge County road on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Three students were hospitalized with injuries; two of them have since been released from the hospital. A memorial service for Durkin took place in Lee Chapel on Monday, Dec. 9. […]

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News: Join the Search Party

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

A message from Beau Dudley, Executive Director of Alumni Affairs:  We need your input in two important areas. Please take a few minutes to think about your circle of W&L friends and help the Alumni Board choose great alumni leaders. 1) The Selection Committee, Wade Meadows, '84, chair, seeks your help in identifying great alumni […]

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News: A Fabulous Fall: Alumni Events Recap

Class of 2003

 (Click image for a slideshow of Young Alumni Weekend events) What we lovingly call the ‘fall track meet’ of multiple campus gatherings ended in early November. October 25 -26 on campus was busy, fun, and very productive for hundreds of returning alumni. We honored two graduates with the Distinguished Young Alumni Award on Friday at […]

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News: Alumni Leaders Work and Play

October 25 -26 we will host Young Alumni Weekend. This annual gathering for graduates of the last decade is always fun, rewarding and nostalgic. The class of 2003 and 2008 will be in the center, and they will present their class gifts to President Ruscio. We will open at 6 pm on Friday at 6 […]

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News: Join us in Lexington for the Second Annual Entrepreneurship Summit


Join us on October 18-19, 2013 for Washington and Lee University's second annual Entrepreneurship Summit.  Last year's summit attracted more than 30 alumni entrepreneurs, and we expect many more to join us this year. The Entrepreneurship Summit provides the opportunity for alumni, students and faculty to exchange ideas, share knowledge, and establish valuable connections for […]

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News: Off We Go!


The summer-send-off receptions staged by many of our alumni chapters signal that the summer planning period is winding down. It has been a productive and placid summer, but we are ready for high energy to return to campus just after our students begin arriving Labor Day weekend.  We will host two special gatherings September 5-7. […]

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News: Live from W&L

Live from W&L

Nothing beats a campus visit, but we want to spread the good news about how we are bringing the life of the mind at W&L directly to you.

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News: Summer Vacation?

Summer Vacation?

Although summer is a welcome respite from the breakneck pace of spring, the Alumni Association and the Alumni Affairs office will stay on task until new and returning students begin arriving in August. Here are some highlights of our busy and, we hope, productive summer.

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