This letter serves as an update on the special board committee formed in July to review issues relating to diversity and inclusion on campus, including the university's name.
Robert E. Lee
In a recent op-ed, W&L Professor of Politics Lucas Morel argues that in agreeing to lead Washington College after the Civil War, Lee set an example of how to accept defeat and move on.
Five professors from Washington and Lee University held an online panel offering “Perspectives on Black Protest: Comprehending the Current Crisis.”
In a Washington Post commentary, Hasbrouck argues that the names of both Washington and Lee should be removed from the institution.
In a piece published in The Nation, Locy asserts that General Robert E. Lee does not deserve to be associated with W&L.
In Case You Missed It
After conservation next year, the 154-year-old Stieff piano inside Lee House will be playable once more.
The title of Guelzo’s talk is “Did Robert E. Lee Commit Treason?”
Two tiny, leather-bound volumes in Special Collections feature signatures and bookplates that make them extraordinarily rare.
"The Battle of Minden" will be on display at W&L through the end of Fall Term 2017, when it will return on loan to Mount Vernon.
Author Donald A. Hopkins will speak at Washington and Lee University on his latest book, "Robert E. Lee in War and Peace," on Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.