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.
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.
Alston Parker Watt, a 1989 graduate of the University, addresses the Fall Convocation.
A $2.5 million gift from Leigh and Larry Connolly of Atlanta will support the University's growing entrepreneurship program.
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.
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.
The Board of Trustees approved the promotions and tenures of 14 faculty members during its meeting in Lexington in May.
Washington and Lee University has announced new appointments in the University administration. Elizabeth Knapp, associate provost and associate professor of geology, will become senior assistant to the president and director of the Johnson Program in Leadership and Integrity. Marc Conner, the Jo M. and James M. Ballengee Professor of English, head of the English Department and director of Spring Term, will become associate provost.
Washington and Lee University senior Max Chapnick of White Plains, N.Y., has received a Creative Writing/Arts Fulbright grant to New Zealand and to the International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, following his graduation in May.
Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio will be part of a panel discussing the liberal arts and job preparation on WMRA's "Virginia Insight" program on Monday at 3 p.m.