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Alumni Engagement’s mission is to connect alumni with each other, with W&L, and to provide interesting avenues for lifelong learning.

  • In Memoriam: John McKenzie Gunn Jr. '45, The Lewis Whitaker Adams Professor of Economics Emeritus, read more about John and his legacy at Washington and Lee University. A memorial service will be held at University Chapel on the W&L campus on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m.
  • In-person chapter events are back!!! Keep an eye on your email and check the Chapter Events page often for opportunities to see your fellow Generals without a screen!
  • June 4, 2021: Washington and Lee University will continue under its current name following a 22-6 decision by the Board of Trustees. The board also decided to expand diversity and inclusion initiatives and make changes to campus buildings, practices, and governance. Read the full statement. These FAQs are also helpful.

Contact Us

Office of Alumni Engagement
Hotchkiss House
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA 24450

Let's Celebrate Together

On Campus or in Your Hometown
Alumni Engagement creates memorable reunions and destination events on campus and around the country.

Education for Life

Office of Lifelong Learning
The best way to celebrate W&L's enduring commitment to lifelong learning is by experiencing it personally. Share in the life of the University with an educational adventure on campus, around the world or online.

Your W&L Online Community

Colonnade Connections
From career networking to finding long-lost friends, Colonnade Connections is the university's online database.

Alumni Engagement

The staff of the Office of Alumni Engagement provides programming and support for W&L alumni.

Alumni in the News

W&L alumni are leaders in their professions and communities. Read on to see who is making news today.


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