Jennings will start on August 10 and will succeed Dennis Cross, who is stepping down at the end of the calendar year after serving 16 years as W&L’s V.P. of university advancement.
Dennis W. Cross, vice president for university advancement at Washington and Lee University, has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2020.
As executive assistant to the director of University Advancement, Emily Floyd has interacted with people all over the world. But she still finds time for her favorite pastimes: bargain shopping and Candy Crush.
Three donors have recognized the role coaches play in educating and mentoring W&L students, both in the competitive arena and in the classroom.
Dennis Cross, vice president for university advancement, noted that fundraising is just one aspect of the division's mission to connect, involve, and gain the support of W&L's alumni, parents, and friends.