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Washington and Lee Names New Director of Auxiliary Services

Washington and Lee University has named Paul F. Renzi as director of auxiliary services, effective July 15.

Sidney S. Evans, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, announced Renzi’s appointment. He succeeds Alex da Silva, who left to become director of auxiliary and parking at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.

“Paul brings nearly 30 years’ of experience in higher education to this position,” said Evans. “He has had a variety of management experiences, and we are delighted to welcome him to W&L.”

As director of auxiliary services at W&L, Renzi will direct Dining Services, sorority dining, contracted laundry services, contracted vending, faculty/staff housing property management, the General’s ID Card Office, the Copy Center, Mail Services, travel management and equipment surplus.

Renzi has served as auxiliary services director at Madison Area Technical College, in Wisconsin, since 2008. In that role, he managed the functions on seven campuses with 44,000 students.

Prior to Madison, he held two different positions at Brenau University, in Gainesville, Ga. He was vice president for administration services, where he managed administrative services and physical plant operations on all the campuses. He also served for three years as vice president for student development and auxiliary services.

Renzi began his career in higher education at Bennington College, in Vermont, where he began as director of dining halls and also served as director of auxiliary services and as director of student life and campus services.

He received a B.S. in business administration from Western New England College and an M.S. in management from Antioch New England.