You don’t need me to remind you how difficult this past week has been for all of us. I have thought often of President Ruscio’s message at the candlelight vigil on Tuesday night. He emphasized that this university is a community unlike any other — a community in which we have always gathered strength from each other, in good times and bad.
There is currently a suspected case of mumps at W&L. The patient is currently receiving medical care from the Student Health Center and has been isolated to avoid spread of the illness.
An update on seasonal flu for the University community from Sidney Evans, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
We know that many parents are currently talking with students about possibly living off-campus in the coming years. Many students sign leases well in advance of the beginning of the lease term. As you begin this process with your student, please be aware that the conditions of student rentals in the [...]
We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Parents and Family Weekend. This year the dates are November 2-3, 2012.
We had our last required event of Orientation week last night. Representatives from the Lexington Police Department and the Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office talked with our first-year students and offered tips on how to stay safe in our community. Throughout the year members of the LPD will be joining us [...]
I love August. The air is a little cooler at night and our students come back to campus. Every morning this week I’ve been greeted with smiles and “good morning” from members of our football team as they pass me on the footbridge. The soccer, volleyball and field hockey teams [...]
It was great having so many parents and family members on campus with us last weekend. Despite some unusual weather everyone seemed to enjoy their time in Lexington. For those of you who missed President Ruscio’s remarks, you can listen to them here http://www.wlu.edu/x56178.xml
We know that many of you are now talking with your children about possibly living off-campus in the coming years. Many students sign leases well in advance of the beginning of the lease term. As you begin this process with your student, please be aware that the conditions of student [...]
I recently held the first of a regular series of meetings with senior officers from the Lexington Police Department and the Rockbridge County
Sheriff’s Office to discuss issues of mutual interest. In particular, I wanted to talk about how we can work together to keep our students safe. As a result of this [...]