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Featured Speeches and Writings

Opening Convocation 2014

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio addresses the Opening Convocation for the University's 266th year of instruction on Sept. 10, 2014.

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

Institutional Priorities 2014-15

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio provides the community with an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing the University in the coming year.

Recent News

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Washington and Lee Announces June Community Grants

Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 8 grants totaling $25,500 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the second part of its two...

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio

Monday, June 02, 2014

Worrying for the Class of 2014

Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio cites the benefit of seeing the world from a wider perspective in a Richmond Times-Dispatch op-ed.