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.
Morris Berman, cultural historian and social critic, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium. Berman is currently serving as Class of '63 Scholar in Residence.
In his inaugural address for the Jo M. and James M. Ballengee 250th Anniversary Professorship, Washington and Lee's Marc Conner presents "The Identities of Ralph Ellison."
Daniel Wubah, who became Washington and Lee's provost on July 1, 2013, was featured in a recent edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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.
Bob Mankoff, cartoonist and cartoon editor of The New Yorker magazine, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University, on Thursday, May 9, at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons
Comedian, actor, director and art collector Cheech Marin will lecture on the exhibition of paintings from his collection of Chicano art on Monday, April 22, at Washington and Lee University.
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.