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.
Washington and Lee University's Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa will recognize its new initiaties at the University's Founders Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on January 18.
Washington and Lee University recognized five retiring members of the University’s faculty during commencement exercises on Thursday, May 24.
Washington and Lee University celebrates its 225th undergraduate commencement on Thursday, May 24, by awarding bachelor's degrees to slightly more than 400 students.
Marcia France, the Herwick Professor of Chemistry at Washington and Lee University, is the new associate dean of the College, beginning July 1. She succeeds Alison Bell, who has held that post since 2010 and is returning to the classroom as an associate professor of archaeology. France, who teaches organic chemistry, arrived at W&L in [...]
Outlaw and the Federalist Society, two Washington and Lee University School of Law student groups, will sponsor a public debate, presenting the conservative cases for and against gay marriage on Wednesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. in Lee Chapel. The debate is free and open to the public. Andrew Sullivan, a nationally renowned journalist and [...]
Dr. Mervyn Silverman, secretary of The American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) and a 1960 Washington and Lee graduate, will address AIDS prevention, awareness at his alma mater on March 19.
George Washington University professor David Shambaugh to give Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar lecture at W&L on March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library.