On Sept. 29, Chairman Brian Murchison gave an update on the Commission's first meeting and outlined the process and principles that will guide its work in the year to come.
Commission on Institutional History and Community
In August 2017, President Dudley appointed the Commission on Institutional History and Community to lead W&L students, faculty, staff and alumni in an examination of how our history — and the ways that we teach, discuss and represent it — shapes our community. This commission and its work will set a national example by demonstrating how the divisive issues confronting us can be addressed thoughtfully and effectively.
One of the Commission's first tasks is to refine the scope of the work, determining how to involve interested community members and gathering input on the important questions that we need to examine. Opportunities to provide input and updates on the Commission's work will be posted to this website and distributed via email to the extended W&L community.
Messages to the Community
On August 31, President Dudley sent a message to the W&L community regarding his appointment of a Commission on Institutional History and Community.
On August 24, President Dudley sent a message to the W&L community regarding plans to address institutional history and community at Washington and Lee.