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


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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Randolph Hare Elected President of Professional Association


Congratulations to Randolph Hare, the director of maintenance and operations in W&L's Facilities Management, who last month became the president of APPA International, the professional organization of facilities and physical plant officers at educational institutions.

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W&L Trustees Authorize Preliminary Architectural Design of New Apartment-Style Residences on Campus for Upper-Division Students

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W&L's board of trustees has authorized preliminary architectural design of new apartment-style residences that would house approximately 320 upper-division students.

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Essential Personnel Keep W&L Open, Even When Closed

Celia Clark clears snow

When 10 inches of snow make it necessary to "close" Washington and Lee, not every employee stays home for the day—or the night. Nearly 1,000 people live on campus, depending on the University for food and beverage, health services, security, utilities and, of course, snow removal. Designated essential personnel make their way to campus regardless of the conditions, working as long as necessary to take care of the academic community.

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W&L Dedicates Belfield as Guest House, Special Events Center

Cutting the ribbon at Belfield, from left, Kemp Morton, Class of 1959, of Huntington, W.Va.; Dennis Cross, vice president for advancement; Kenneth P. Ruscio, University president; Louise Gilliam Hopkins; and Bert Hudnall, Class of 1959, of Charleston, S.C.

The former home of Washington and Lee's legendary dean of students, Frank J. Gilliam, will serve as a venue for overnight guests to the University.

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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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W&L Trustees Approve Renovations to Residence Halls, Belfield

Graham-Lees Residence Hall

At its fall meeting in Lexington on Oct. 27, Washington and Lee's Board of Trustees approved projects to renovate Graham-Lees and Gaines halls for first-year students and Belfield as a guest house.

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