Black Alumni Reunion 2019

March 8 - 9, 2019 

The reunion committee cordially invites all black alumni to the Washington and Lee Black Alumni Reunion 2019! 

Registration

The $95 per person fee includes all programs, food, beverages and Saturday evening transportation. Hotel charges are NOT included.
See who's coming 
(please note it can take 24 hours to show up on this list after you register)

Hotel

We have a block of hotel rooms on hold at the Holiday Inn Express. To reserve a room you must contact them directly at 540.463.7351 and give them the code: BAR

Frequently Asked Questions

Tentative Schedule

Friday, March 8

Time Event Location
3 - 6 pm Registration Hotchkiss Alumni House
4 pm Student/Alumni Career Panel
Participants TBD
Stackhouse Theater
5:30 pm Keynote Remarks
Dr. Lena Hill, Dean of the College
Science Center 214
6 - 7:30 pm Welcome! Cocktails and Heavy Hors d'oeuvres
Host: President Will Dudley
Lee House
Dinner on your own
8 - 10 pm Hospitality Suite
Beer, wine, soda and snacks provided
Holiday Inn Express

Saturday, March 9

Time Event Location
7 - 8:30 am Breakfast Holiday Inn Express
9 - 9:45 am Remarks and Q&A
President Will Dudley
Stackhouse Theater
9:45 - 10:15 am Admissions and Diversity
Sally Stone Richmond, VP and Dean of Admissions
Leonard Satterwhite, Senior Associate Dean of Admissions
Stackhouse Theater
10:15 - 10:45 am Student Inclusion and Engagement Initiatives
Tamara Futrell, Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement
Crasha V. Townsend, Director of the Office of Inclusion and Engagement
Stackhouse Theater
10:45 - 10:55 am BREAK
10:55 - 11:25 am Black Greek Life
Crasha V. Townsend, NPHC Advisor
Student & Alumni Panelists TBD
Stackhouse Theater
11:25 am - 12:25 pm Student Life Panel
Elizabeth Mugo '19
Student Panelists TBD
Stackhouse Theater
12:30 - 1:45 pm Lunch and conversations with students of color Sankofa House
11 N. Jefferson St.
2 - 2:30 pm Oral History Project on African Americans at W&L
Makayla Lorick '19
Michael Hill, Professor of Africana Studies
Ruscio Center for Global Learning
2:30 - 3:30 pm Alumni Only Conversations
Philanthropy
Gatherings
Network
Newsletter
Ruscio Center for Global Learning
3:30 - 5:30 pm Free time and oral history recording sessions with Ms. Lorick Ruscio CGL 123
6:15 pm Courtesy shuttles to campus Holiday Inn Express
6:30 - 8:30 pm Reception and Dinner
Open bar
Hotchkiss Alumni House
8 pm - 12 am Black Ball
(semi-formal, black tie optional)
Beer, wine and dessert provided
Evans Dining Hall
9:30 pm - 12:30 am Courtesy shuttle loops to Holiday Inn Express Curb at Evans


The Reunion Committee looks forward to seeing you!
Grace Andrews '09; Cynthia Cheatham '07; Amber Cooper '12; Susanna Craib-Cox '96; Gary Davis '02; Beau Dudley '74, '79L; Robert Ford '75; Tamara Futrell; Kynai Johnson '06; Meredith King Ledford '03; John X. Miller '77, '80L; Karen Pope '92; Tammi Simpson '91; William Thornton '88


Call W&L Alumni Affairs with any questions at 540.458.8464