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Brian C. Murchison Named Next Director of the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics
Brian C. Murchison, the Charles S. Rowe Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University, will be the new Roger Mudd Professor of Ethics and director of the Mudd Center for Ethics, beginning July 1, 2018. He succeeds Angela Smith, who was named the Mudd Center’s inaugural director in 2013 and is returning to her full-time faculty role as professor of philosophy.
Remembering 9/11
The W&L community remembers today those whose lives were lost 16 years ago on September 11, 2001. Those losses include two members of the Washington and Lee family — Rob Schlegel, of the Class of 1985, who died in the Pentagon, and James Gadiel, of the Class of 2000, who died in the World Trade Center.
Loud and Proud
Receiving a thunderous standing ovation after performing in the Stern Auditorium of Carnegie Hall in New York was “truly one of those great life events” for the University Singers, according to Director Shane Lynch.
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University Town Hall Meeting
There will be a town hall meeting to discuss the university’s strategic planning process and 2017-18 budget on Thursday, March 30, at 10 a.m. in the Hillel Multipurpose Room.
Phi Beta Kappa Initiates New Members during 2017 Convocation
The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Washington and Lee University welcomed 49 members of the junior and senior classes and seven graduates from the Class of 2016 into the prestigious honor society at the Phi Beta Kappa/Society of the Cincinnati Convocation on Sunday, March 19.
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