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Alumni, Parents Set Giving Records in 2013-14

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Thanks to more alumni and parents giving than ever before, Washington and Lee concluded another successful fundraising year on June 30. The Annual Fund raised $9.32 million, a new record.

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Launching the Digital Humanities Movement at W&L

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Washington and Lee faculty members Sara Sprenkle, Paul Youngman, Jeff Barry and Julie Knudson have published a case study on blended learning in the liberal arts.

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W&L's Hooks Comments on Portuguese Bank and Debt Crisis on "Marketplace"

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Washington and Lee economics professor Linda Hooks was interviewed about a Portuguese bank and debt crisis on "Marketplace," the daily public radio show focused on national and international business news.

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Washington and Lee Named a "2014 Great College to Work For" by the Chronicle of Higher Education

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Washington and Lee University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released in the newspaper's seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 43,000 employees at 278 colleges and universities.

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Frequently Asked Questions About President Ruscio's Recent Community Letter

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On July 8, W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio sent a letter to members of the University community, responding to concerns that a group of W&L law students raised this past spring. Since that letter was made public, reports appearing in the news and social media have resulted in many misapprehensions and misconceptions.This FAQ addresses the key issues.

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R.T. Smith is Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Poetry Award

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Washington and Lee University writer-in-residence R.T. Smith is a finalist for the Library of Virginia's 2014 Poetry Award for "The Red Wolf: A Dream for Flannery O'Connor," a tour de force capturing the intricate details of O'Connor's life and character.

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