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Welcoming Will Dudley, W&L’s 27th President

— by on January 2nd, 2017

Will Dudley takes the oath of office on Dec. 28, 2016.

William C. Dudley took his oath as the 27th president of Washington and Lee on Wednesday, Dec. 28, and officially assumed the role on Jan. 1. He comes to W&L from Williams College, his undergraduate alma mater, where he served as provost and professor of philosophy. In addition to a B.A. in mathematics and philosophy, he holds an M.A. and a Ph.D., both in philosophy, from Northwestern University. He is a native of Virginia, born in Charlottesville and raised in Arlington.

President Dudley will give a keynote address to W&L staff during employee Enrichment Week on Tuesday, Jan. 3, and host a faculty open house on Jan. 6. To view the address, click here.

Read more about President Dudley in the interview published in W&L: The Washington and Lee University Alumni Magazine, this fall.