Create a Campus for the 21st Century


An education for the 21st century requires a campus for the 21st century. Our academic spaces must be designed for changing patterns of student learning. At Washington and Lee, physical spaces must also be designed to preserve the close-knit, interpersonal nature of our campus culture.


  • Preserve our historic core and modernize our undergraduate teaching venues:
    • Renovate Colonnade.
    • Create state-of-the-art academic facility on the duPont site.
  • Create a modern venue for the highest quality legal education:
    • Renovate and reconfigure interior of Lewis Hall.
    • Build additional space for Law School; e.g., home for clinical programs.
  • Transform Leyburn Library into 21st century learning venue:
    • Create an integrated library/technology services center (information commons).
    • Renovate building to incorporate programmatic and infrastructure renewal.
  • Renew our commitment to a rich residential life experience for students:
    • Renovate/rebuild underclass housing.
    • Build additional sorority house.
    • Provide improved residential space for upperclassmen/law students.
  • Enrich co-curricular environment through construction of Center for Jewish Life.
  • Continue our commitment to high-quality athletic venues:
    • Renew Wilson Field.
    • Renovate Doremus Gymnasium/ Warner Center.
  • Continue our commitment to providing secure, reliable, functional and easy-to- use information and communication technology systems and services.