On April 5, 2015, President Ruscio spoke to a gathering at the introduction of the historical marker, "A Difficult, Yet Undeniable, History," which recognizes the enslaved men and women owned by Washington College in the 19th century.
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President Ruscio writes about the University's namesakes in the January 26, 2012, edition of Inside Higher Ed.
Messages to the Community
In the wake of an unusually eventful weekend, I want to write with several congratulations, and with a few personal notes as well.
Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio addressed the University community in a webcast on Oct. 6, 2015.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Joseph S. Keelty, an emeritus trustee and member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1944 who established a scholarship at W&L and donated generously to myriad other priorities at the university, died April 10, 2016, at the age of 93.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Washington and Lee University this week introduced a permanent historical marker on campus that recognizes the African Americans who were owned by the school for about three decades prior to the Civil War.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Michael Harrison Monier, a trustee emeritus and 1962 graduate of Washington and Lee University, died on March 9, 2016, at age 75.