Enhancing Our Community

Diversity and Inclusion

Washington and Lee's commitment to a diverse and inclusive community is rooted in our mission, articulated in our Statement of Commitment to Diversity, and brought to life in our Strategic Plan. Learn about our most recent diversity-related activities and initiatives.

American Talent Initiative

On Sept. 7, 2017, Washington and Lee joined 68 of the nation's top-performing colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America's undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates.

DACA Program

On Nov. 21, 2016, Washington and Lee joined a group of more than 600 colleges and universities in a call for the United States to uphold and continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

University Committee on Inclusiveness and Campus Climate

The University Committee on Inclusiveness and Campus Climate submits annual reports to the President on Washington and Lee's campus climate, especially with respect to inclusiveness and diversity.