Office of the Provost

Welcome to the Provost's Office website. In my role as the chief academic officer of the university, one of my primary goals of our office is to create an atmosphere that will ensure the success of students, faculty and staff by aligning campus resources with our strategic priorities to produce outstanding academic programs and facilities. Working closely with President Ruscio, the vice presidents and deans, we collectively strive to accomplish the core mission of providing an excellent liberal arts and sciences education at the undergraduate level and an outstanding legal education at the law school. As you explore our web site, please feel free to send a message to our office ( if you need additional information. I hope you enjoy your visit.

~ Daniel Wubah, Provost

Provost's Updates

Monday, October 06, 2014

New Dean of the Williams School Prospectus

The Dean of the Williams School supervises the faculty in four departments – Accounting, Business Administration, Economics and Politics. The school offers popular majors in those departments and the faculty participate in a variety of interdisciplinary programs including Environmental Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies and the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Search for New Dean of the Williams School

The Provost has appointed a search committee to help the University identify outstanding candidates to serve as the next Dean of the Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics. Information and updates about the search can be located at the link above.


Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Talking about Lincoln

Washington and Lee University's preeminent Abraham Lincoln scholar, Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics, is in demand these days during the 150th anniversary of the...

W&L Professor Bob Strong (far right) participated in a panel discussion on the Clinton administration with Sandy Berger, former national security advisor; retired Gen. Wesley Clark, the former NATO commander; Ambassador Nancy Soderberg; and Mara Rudman, former chief of staff of the National Security Council. The moderator was James Bennet, of The Atlantic.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Making History

Bob Strong, the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University and an expert on the American presidency, was in Little Rock, Arkansas, this past weekend during the 10th...