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A Timeless Trust

Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio, of the Class of 1976, was the keynote speaker for the Opening Assembly of Alumni Weekend 2016.

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State of the University 2015

Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio addressed the University community in a webcast on Oct. 6, 2015.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Washington and Lee Announces May Community Grants

Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 10 grants totaling $24,757 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the second part of its two rounds of grants for 2015-16.

Members of W&L's Class of 2016 celebrate their commencement on May 26.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Washington and Lee Graduates 444 Students at 229th Commencement

Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University today were asked to remember and live by the high ideals and standards that have guided them over the past four years, as they are leaving "a community that cares a great deal about these matters and entering a world that increasingly does not."