The undergraduate and law classes of 2020 got a chance to return to campus, experience a traditional in-person ceremony, and celebrate their graduation with friends and family at an event that had been postponed for more than a year amid a pandemic.
The official Commencement ceremony for the undergraduate and law Classes of 2020 will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on campus.
Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University on Thursday were offered some historical perspective and lauded for their perseverance and resilience.
As we bid farewell (for now) to the Class of 2021, we look back at their very first days on the W&L campus.
The class will return to campus for its traditional in-person Commencement ceremony next spring.
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Washington and Lee University School of Law will hold an online event at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 8 to confer law degrees on the 154 graduates of the Law Class of 2020.
In his Commencement address, President Dudley described the multitude of ways in which the Class of 2019's W&L education has prepared them for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service.
W&L celebrates its 232nd undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 23. LIVESTREAM: 10 a.m.
W&L will recognize the outstanding contributions of professor and alumnus Ted DeLaney ’85.
In his Commencement address, president Will Dudley encouraged the Class of 2018 to take the habits they have learned at W&L "and change the world, one small encounter at a time.”
Visit our Commencement page to see a complete schedule and logistics, view stories and video about the Class of 2018, and watch live streaming video of graduation.
W&L celebrates its 231st undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 25. LIVESTREAM: 10 a.m.
W&L will recognize the outstanding contributions of professors Marjorie Agosín and Harlan Beckley at its 231st commencement.
The performance is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.
President Dudley's remarks at the 2017 commencement exercises have been published in The Roanoke Times.
Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University today were given a primer in existentialism along with four pieces of advice from President William C. Dudley.
The Roanoke Times profiled graduating senior Matt Carl in today's commencement story.
Take a look back at the Class of 2017 as they moved into W&L dorms as first-year students.
Washington and Lee University celebrates its 230th undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 25. LIVESTREAM: 10 a.m.
Get all the details for the events surrounding the 162nd commencement ceremony for the Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Hill, a former judge and prosecutor and currently a partner in the Polsinelli firm in Atlanta, will deliver remarks during W&L Law's graduation on May 6.
From move-in day to graduation, a celebration of W&L's Class of 2016.
Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University today were asked to remember and live by the high ideals and standards that have guided them over the past four years, as they are leaving “a community that cares a great deal about these matters and entering a world that increasingly does not.”
Washington and Lee University celebrates its 229th undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 26, when it will award bachelor’s degrees to more than 440 students.
Aggarwal graduated in 1994 and is currently the founder and CEO of Cvent, a publicly traded technology company on the NYSE with more than 2,000 employees worldwide.
A university is not a museum where change should be seen as a rejection of the past. Instead, advancing and improving are the ways universities like Washington and Lee honor their commitment to, and reverence for, the past.
Few people attending Washington and Lee University’s 2015 commencement probably noticed the new lectern at the center of the podium or understood its historic significance.
Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton advised Washington and Lee University seniors at their May 27 baccalaureate service to “live life optimistically, be on the lookout for opportunities, jump in vigorously, and don’t worry about who gets the credit.”
Washington and Lee University celebrates its 228th undergraduate commencement May 28 when it will award bachelor’s degrees to 454 students.
The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 160th commencement on Saturday, May 9, awarding 174 juris doctor degrees.
Shelley Moore Capito, U.S. Senator for West Virginia, will deliver this year's commencement address during the 2015 graduation exercises at Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Two Washington and Lee University graduates capped their Commencement day by being commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. John Bruch of Baltimore, Md., and Christina Lowry of Lexington, Va., received their commissions and first salutes in a late afternoon ceremony at Lee Chapel on the university's campus.
Annelise Madison of Roca, Neb., and Alvin Thomas of Skokie, Ill., seniors at Washington and Lee University, have been awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion, the university's highest student honor.
Recalling the Scots-Irish Presbyterians who founded Washington and Lee, the University's baccalaureate speaker asked the Class of 2014 to build community and provide for the common good using "energy, intelligence, imagination and love."
Several hours after they received their diplomas in front of Lee Chapel, seven members of Washington and Lee's Class of 2013 filed inside the chapel to participate in commissioning ceremonies.
Kendré Barnes and Wayde Marsh, 2013 graduates of Washington and Lee University, have been named this year's winners of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion.
On the day before they were to receive their undergraduate degrees, the members of Washington and Lee University's Class of 2013 heard a reminder of their obligations to others and an exhortation to be "interactive mediators of grace."
As the 396 members of Washington and Lee University's Class of 2012 received their diplomas on the University's historic Front Campus Thursday, they were reminded to take strength from what the W&L community had taught them.
The Rev. Dr. Christoph Keller III gave a moving, often personal Baccalaureate address to Washington and Lee University’s Class of 2012 on Wednesday, May 23.
"Love in the Ruins" A Baccalaureate Address Christoph Keller III Washington and Lee University May 23, 2012 Her hand rested as lightly on my shoulder as it did at the Washington and Lee Black-and-White formal, what a lovely, funny Valley girl she was. He means a lovely, funny, Shenandoah Valley girl. The narrator is Dr. […]