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

Winter 2019 Update

President Dudley sent a winter update to the W&L community on Feb. 25, 2019, highlighting important university initiatives and recent accomplishments by students, faculty and staff.

2018 State of the University

Washington and Lee University President William C. Dudley talks with Executive Director of Alumni Affairs Beau Dudley about the state of the university, including W&L's new strategic plan and issues pertaining to our institutional history.

Other News

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The State of the University

Executive Director of Alumni Affairs Beau Dudley sits down with W&L President Will Dudley to discuss issues and initiatives, including the university's Strategic Plan and institutional history.