George Evans Goodwin Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and public relations executive who received an honorary doctor of letters from W&L in 1997, died on Jan. 21 at his home in Atlanta.
Roy Lee Steinheimer Jr., the dean of the Washington and Lee University School of Law from 1968 to 1983, and the Robert E.R. Huntley Professor of Law Emeritus at W&L, died on Thursday, Jan. 8, in Lexington. He was 98. "Roy Steinheimer's deanship was a pivotal one for Washington and Lee's Law School," said W&L […]
John Delane Wilson, the president who led Washington and Lee University during its transition to coeducation, died on Saturday, March 2, in Lexington. He was 81.
The passing on Dec. 11 of William B. Hopkins Sr. has produced a substantial profile and an admiring editorial in the Roanoke Times. He was a member of the Washington and Lee Classes of 1942 and 1944 Law. As a respected and successful member of Virginia’s General Assembly from 1960 to 1980, Bill enriched both […]
Joseph F. Lyles, who coached and taught at Washington and Lee University for 50 years, died yesterday, Nov. 13, in Roanoke. He was 83.
Theodore J. Sjoerdsma, professor of computer science at Washington and Lee University from 1984 to 1995, died on Sept. 22 in Grand Rapids, Mich. He was 83.
Carlyle Westbrook Barritt, Professor of Romance Languages Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, where he taught from 1952 to 1991, died on Sept. 2 in Spartanburg, S.C. He was 91.
Severn Parker Costin Duvall, the Henry S. Fox Jr. Professor of English Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, died at his home in Lexington on March 2, 2012. He was 87. He served on the W&L faculty for 33 years, from 1962 to 1995.
Barbara Jeanne Brown, University librarian at Washington and Lee University from 1985 to 2003, died on Aug. 27, 2011, in Lexington, Va. She was 69. Brown was named University librarian in 1985 and served in that position until retiring in 2003. She had previously spent five years, from 1971 to 1976, as head of reference […]
Robert Stanley Johnson, the Cincinnati Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, at Washington and Lee University, died on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Augusta Medical Center. He was 73. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church in Lexington at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, with burial to follow in the […]