Parents Leadership Council Weekend Schedule

Parents Leadership Council Weekend

PLC members are invited to Parents Leadership Council Weekend on March 14-16, 2024, for engaging programs, opportunities to meet and hear from key administrators and faculty, and time to network and socialize with new friends.

Schedule of Events

*Schedule details are subject to change.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

5:30 – 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception for PLC Steering Committee Stonegate Inn

Friday, March 15, 2024

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Check-in and Packet Pick-up Morris House
10:15 – 11:15 am

Welcome to PLC Spring Weekend
Tom Jennings, Vice President for University Advancement

The Hidden History of Civil War Generals
Barton Myers, Professor of History

Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library
12:00 – 1:30 pm Buffet Lunch and Presidential Welcome
Welcome from President Will Dudley
Lunch with Troy Aikman and Kaylee Hartung
Evans Hall
2:00 – 3:00 pm Career and Professional Development: Student Perspectives on Preparing for Life After W&L
Molly Steele, Dean of Career and Professional Development and W&L Students
Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library
3:00 – 4:00 pm Intelligence and Uncertainty in International Politics
Seth Cantey, Associate Professor of Politics
Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library
5:00 – 6:00 pm W&L Presents Kaylee Hartung '07 and Troy Aikman P'24: From the Classroom to the Field
Sponsored by The Office of Alumni Engagement, the Contact Committee, and the W&L Journalism Department
University Chapel
6:30 – 8:30 pm Cocktail Party
Big Spring Farm

Saturday, March 16, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 am Buffet Breakfast Hillel House
9:00 – 9:30 am Academic Update
Lena Hill, Provost
Hillel House
9:30 – 10:15 am Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom and Industry
Cody Watson, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Sybil Prince Nelson, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Data Science
Hillel House
10:15 – 10:30 am Development Update
Susan Wood, Executive Director of University Development
Hillel House
10:30 – 11:45 am University Update and Dialogue: Leading a Life of Consequence
Will Dudley, W&L President
Hillel House
11:45 am Closing Remarks and Thanks
Wimberly and Richard McPhail P'24, PLC Chairs
Hillel House

The Parents Fund

Office of University Development

  • The Parents Fund
    Office of University Development
    Washington and Lee University
    Development Building
    Lexington, VA 24450