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Washington and Lee University Recognized for Fundraising Performance

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Washington and Lee University has earned the CASE Educational Fundraising Award for Overall Performance for 2014, the highest and most prestigious recognition offered to a fundraising program by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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W&L Board Selects Site for New Natatorium

An artist's rendering of the proposed natatorium at Washington and Lee.

As part of a program to upgrade Washington and Lee's indoor athletic and recreation facilities, the site for a proposed new swimming pool is just northwest of Lewis Hall.

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Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship Named at Washington and Lee

Larry Connolly '79

A $2.5 million gift from Leigh and Larry Connolly of Atlanta will support the University's growing entrepreneurship program.

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W&L Completes Successful Fundraising Year

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University's Campaign Reaches $424.2 million toward $500 million goal.

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W&L Honors Donors at Dedication of Re-created Benefactors' Wall

Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio recognizes the latest honorees on the University's Benefactors' Wall.

Washington and Lee’s re-created Honored Benefactors’ Wall, in the foyer of Washington Hall, was christened last Friday, Feb. 8, during a brief ceremony during the Board of Trustees meeting. The Honored Benefactors’ Wall was established in 1983, with 15 names to start. It contains the names of individuals, corporations and foundations whose gifts to W&L […]

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Dyson Foundation Makes $2.5 Million Grant to W&L for Center for Global Learning

Artist's rendering of Center for Global Learning (existing duPont Hall is to the left)

The Dyson Foundation of Millbrook, N.Y., has made a $2.5 million grant to Washington and Lee University to develop the University’s new Center for Global Learning.

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Washington and Lee Exceeds Fund-Raising Goals for 2011-2012

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Washington and Lee University raised $32.1 million in new gifts and pledges in the 2011-12 fiscal year, while reaching new highs in the University's Annual Fund in both the amount of dollar support and the percentage of alumni who donated.

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Endowment Established at W&L in Honor of I-Hsiung Ju

I-Hsiung Ju, Professor of Art and Artist-in-Residence Emeritus, Washington and Lee University

The family of I-Hsiung Ju, the award-winning professor of art and artist-in-residence emeritus at Washington and Lee University, has established an endowment for traditional Chinese art studies in his honor with an initial gift of $50,000.

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W&L, Tribe Pictures Capture Best of Show at Aurora Awards

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Washington and Lee University’s capital campaign film “Echoes of the Past, Voices of the Future” captivated judges and snagged a coveted Platinum Best of Show award in the Fund Raising category at the 2012 Aurora Awards competition. The film received “excellent” marks across the three judging categories of execution, content and creativity. “Beautifully done,” read […]

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Bent Presents Childress Professor Lecture at W&L

George Bent, Sidney Gause Childress Professor of Art at Washington and Lee University

George Bent, professor of art history and head of the Department of Art and Art History at Washington and Lee University, will present the Sidney Gause Childress Professorship Inaugural Lecture on Wednesday, May 2, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library. Bent is the first to hold the professorship, which was established in […]

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