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 biography.

Messages to the Community

Fall 2019 Update

President Dudley sent a fall update to the W&L community on Aug. 28, 2019, highlighting important university initiatives and recent accomplishments by students, faculty and staff.

Other News

Monday, September 09, 2019

W&L Updates Climate Action Plan

Washington and Lee University has already exceeded carbon-reduction goals for 2013 and 2020. The latest updates keep the university on track to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.