Office of the President

Speeches & Articles

Change and Continuity

In an opinion piece for the Roanoke Times based on his 2015 Commencement Address, President Ruscio writes that moving forward honors the past.

Judging Patron Saints

President Ruscio writes about the University's namesakes in the January 26, 2012, edition of Inside Higher Ed.

Messages to the Community

A Message of Appreciation

In response to today's announcement of the successful conclusion of Honor Our Past, Build Our Future: The Campaign for Washington and Lee, I express sincere appreciation to everyone who made it possible.

Recent News


Wednesday, July 08, 2015

W&L Rector Appoints Presidential Search Committee

J. Donald Childress, rector of Washington and Lee University's Board of Trustees, has named a 14-member committee composed of members of the Board of Trustees, faculty and administration to...