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Mark Rush, Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, to Direct Center for Global Learning

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University, has been appointed the next director of W&L's Center for Global Learning.

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Mary Morton Parsons Foundation Challenge Grant Supports Tucker Hall Renovation

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The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation of Richmond has approved a $350,000 challenge grant to Washington and Lee University — to be matched two for one — toward the $13.5 million renovation and restoration of Tucker Hall, part of the National Historic Landmark front campus in Lexington.

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W&L President Ken Ruscio to Participate in White House College Access Event Dec. 4

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio

Ken Ruscio, president of Washington and Lee University and chair of the board of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U), will participate in the White House College Opportunity Day of Action Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.

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Provost Daniel A. Wubah Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Daniel A. Wubah

Daniel A. Wubah, provost of Washington and Lee University, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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W&L's Colón Quoted in New York Times on F.B.I.'s Investigative Tactics

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Aly Colón, the Knight Professor in Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in an article in the Nov. 7 edition of The New York Times about the F.B.I.'s impersonation of an Associated Press reporter to catch a school bomb threat suspect.

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Virginia Business Identifies W&L as a Leader in Efforts to Raise Faculty Salaries

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A story in Virginia Business singles out Washington and Lee University as a leader in acting to raise faculty salaries, an area that received extensive scrutiny in a 2013 study by Virginia's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC).

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W&L Biology Professors Receive $100,000 Grant from Jeffress Trust Awards Program to Research Obesity-Infertility Link

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Three biology professors at Washington and Lee University in Lexington have won a $100,000 grant from the Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research to investigate the link between obesity and infertility in women.

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Lee Chapel and Museum to Close for Installation of Fire-Suppression System and Renovations Dec. 12; Will Reopen in Late March

Lee Chapel and Museum

Lee Chapel and Museum on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, will close for the installation of a new fire suppression system from Dec. 12 through late March 2015, part of W&L's continuing efforts to preserve its historic buildings.

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W&L Board Authorizes Construction of Third-Year Housing Neighborhood at Its Fall Meeting

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At its fall meeting, Oct. 24-25, Washington and Lee University's Board of Trustees gave final approval for the construction of a new on-campus housing neighborhood for upper-division students.

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Motley Fool Column Notes W&L Liberal Arts Grads' Earnings Potential

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The Motley Fool, the nationally syndicated personal finance column and website, gives Washington and Lee alumni as an example of liberal arts graduates who earn as much as science, technology, engineering and math graduates by mid-career.

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