President Will Dudley

William C. (Will) Dudley became Washington and Lee University's 27th president on Jan. 1, 2017. Previously provost and professor of philosophy at Williams College, President Dudley is a native Virginian who was born in Charlottesville and raised in Arlington. See his complete biography.

Messages to the Community

Commencement Address 2018

President William C. Dudley addressed the Class of 2018 at the commencement exercises on the Front Lawn.

W&L's New Strategic Plan

President Dudley sent a message to the W&L community regarding the university's new Strategic Plan, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on May 12, 2018.

Other News

Tim Diette

Friday, March 16, 2018

Timothy Diette Named Senior Advisor to the President for Strategic Analysis

Timothy Diette, associate dean of the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics and the Harry E. and Mary Jayne W. Redenbaugh Term Associate Professor of Economics at Washington and Lee University, has been named senior advisor to the president for strategic analysis, effective July 1.