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2016 PLC Spring Weekend Recap Over 150 PLC Families in Attendance

— by on April 16th, 2016

PLC members receiving a hard hat tour of W&L's new upper division housing.PLC members tour the new upper division housing.

This year’s PLC Spring Weekend was held on March 11-12, 2016.

Friday provided members of the Parents Leadership Council with tours of new campus spaces including Upper Division Housing and classrooms in the Center for Global Learning as well as a tour of Doremus Gymnasium, which is soon to be renovated. Parents also had an opportunity to tour and meet with staff in Career Services. The afternoon continued with a glimpse into the classroom with lectures by Professor Paul Youngman`87 (German, digital humanities) and Assistant Professor Seth Cantey (politics). Friday ended with a reception at the Lee House followed by a seated dinner with families, faculty and administration.

Saturday morning featured breakfast and updates from senior administrators VP for Student Affairs and Dean of Student Life Sidney Evans, VP for Admissions and Financial Aid Sally Richmond, Crawford Family Dean of the Williams School and Professor Robert Straughan and an in-depth W&L update by President Ruscio.

Over fifty PLC families attended this year’s spring meeting.