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Gail Deady ’11L Represents Transgender Student in Virginia Restroom Case

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Gail Deady, a member of the law class of 2011, played a role in the landmark Title IX ruling issued recently by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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W&L Law Presents Alumni Awards during 2015 Reunion Celebration

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Walt Kelley ’77, ‘81L received the Outstanding Law Alumnus award and Neil Millhiser ‘11L received the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.

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Michael Missal Confirmed as Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs

Mike Missal ’78 testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs on Nov. 17, 2015, on Capitol Hill. Behind him, far left, is his son, Jordan ’16, and his wife, Deborah, in the blue dress. Photo: Alan Lessig, Military Times

On Tues., April 19, the Senate unanimously confirmed Michael Missal, a 1978 graduate of Washington and Lee University, as the next inspector general of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Joseph S. Keelty '44, Emeritus Trustee and W&L Benefactor, Dies at 93

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Joseph S. Keelty, an emeritus trustee and member of Washington and Lee’s Class of 1944 who established a scholarship at W&L and donated generously to myriad other priorities at the university, died April 10, 2016, at the age of 93.

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Chuck Lane ’63 Reminisces About Working for Lombardi

Chuck Lane '63 (Photo: File/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)

Fifty years ago, Chuck Lane, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1963, became the public relations director for the Green Bay Packers under Vince Lombardi.

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Cvent Founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal to Deliver W&L Law Commencement Speech

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Aggarwal graduated in 1994 and is currently the founder and CEO of Cvent, a publicly traded technology company on the NYSE with more than 2,000 employees worldwide.

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Alisha Laventure ’09 Joins Channel 8 in Dallas

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Alisha Laventure, a 2009 graduate of Washington and Lee University, will join Dallas’s WFAA/Channel 8 in July as a weekend anchor for the “News 8 Daybreak” morning newscast.

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Artistic Director Dave DeChristopher '75

Dave DeChristopher '75 (Photo: The Blade/Amy E. Voigt)

Dave DeChristopher, a 1975 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has been named the new artistic director at the Toledo Repertoire Theatre in Toledo, Ohio.

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Ernani DeAraujo ‘08L Receives Emerging Leader Award from Community Health Organization

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Ernani DeAraujo, a member of the law class of 2008 and general counsel at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, was named an Emerging Leader by the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy.

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Thomas R. Shepherd, W&L Benefactor and Emeritus Trustee, Dies at 86

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Thomas Ringgold Shepherd, an emeritus trustee, alumnus and significant benefactor of Washington and Lee University, died on March 19, 2016. A resident of Stow, Massachusetts, he was 86.

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