To encourage, enhance, and promote excellence in the mathematics and sciences at Washington and Lee University.

We encourage by:

  • Interacting with students considering careers in the sciences and math
  • Supporting the math and science faculty's teaching and research pursuits
  • Bringing together science and math faculty to focus on interests and issues common to all departments

We enhance by:

  • Providing an outside and strategic perspective on post-Washington and Lee life
  • Advising the faculty on cross-cutting issues facing the Washington and Lee science community

We promote by:

  • Providing career guidance and support to current and prospective students
  • Serving as an advocate for the sciences and mathematics in working with the administration
  • Establishing relationships with alumni to support the sciences and mathematics

SAB Board Profiles

Each Science Advisory Board member is appointed by the Department where they majored while at W&L. Board members meet once or twice a year to discuss business which aligns within its mission. While on campus, they interact with both students and Department faculty to network, discuss upcoming needs and develop projects or initiatives.