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

President Dudley addresses faculty and staff at the annual Town Hall Breakfast.

Monday, August 20, 2018

University Town Hall Breakfast

The annual Town Hall Breakfast for faculty and staff will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. in Evans Hall, with remarks from President Dudley on key initiatives and highlights for the coming year.