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W&L Trustees Adopt Housing Policy, Set Tuition, Approve Global Learning Center

The proposed Center for Global Learning at Washington and Lee

W&L's Board of Trustees has adopted a new housing policy under which students will live in University housing during their first three years. In addition, the trustees approved a 2.5 percent increase in tuition for undergraduates and a 2 percent increase in tuition for the School of Law, while also approving construction of the Center for Global Learning.

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Washington and Lee Elects Two New Trustees

Dana Bolden and Todd Sutherland

Washington and Lee University added two members to its Board of Trustees on Friday, Feb. 7, during the winter meeting of the board: Dana J. Bolden, of Atlanta, the group communications director, finance, for the Coca-Cola Co.; and Todd L. Sutherland, of Lawrence, Kan., the president and CEO of University National Bank.

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W&L’s President Elected Board Chair of Association of American Colleges and Universities

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio

Kenneth P. Ruscio, president of Washington and Lee University, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), a leading voice of higher education at the national level.

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Confrontational Education vs. Content Delivery

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Marc Conner, associate provost and James and Jo Ballengee Professor of English, writes about the limitations of online learning in an op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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W&L President Ruscio on the Teacher-Scholar in Peer Review

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio is an article in the Summer 2013 edition of Peer Review, a publication of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The article is titled "What Does it Mean to Be a Teacher-Scholar?" To read the article, see President Ruscio's speeches on his website.

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W&L Students Reminded 'What You Do Matters'

Alston Parker Watt '89 delivers the Fall Convocation address.

Alston Parker Watt, a 1989 graduate of the University, addresses the Fall Convocation.

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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 Welcomes Class of 2017

The ID photograph is one of the first stops for members of the Class of 2017 during move-in.

The 480 new students officially checked in on Saturday (Aug. 31) to begin four days of orientation prior to the start of classes on Sept. 4.

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Washington and Lee University Recognizes Retirees

Washington and Lee University recognized five retiring members of the University's faculty during commencement exercises. Six retiring members of W&L's staff were recognized during the Employee Recognition Banquet in April.

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W&L Announces Promotions and Tenure

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The Board of Trustees approved the promotions and tenures of 14 faculty members during its meeting in Lexington in May.

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