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W&L Rector says the board needs more time for Lee name change decision

Grace Mamon February 16, 2021
The special committee has fin- ished researching, but the board still hasn’t made a decision.

Let’s talk about history

Virginia Laurie November 4, 2020
The things that no Confederate monument will ever teach us
Satire: Change the name!!!

Satire: Change the name!!!

Tyler Palicia September 10, 2020

I say that we change the name of Washington and Lee University (did you see the headline?). However, in keeping with tradition, I believe that the school’s new namesake should also be a controversial...

In 2018, the Commission on Institutional History and Community recommended that Lee Chapel be reconfigured or turned into a museum.

Board of trustees still considering whether to change school’s name

Grace Mamon and Elizabeth Bell September 10, 2020
A final decision could take over six months
Lee Chapel is an iconic landmark on the Washington and Lee campus. Photo by Andrew Harris, ‘22.

Lee Chapel Museum serves as an educational resource during campus change

Jack Eason November 6, 2018
Museum examines George Washington, Robert E. Lee and institutional history. It aims to be visited more by the community
President Will Dudley delivers the President's Address to parents in Wilson Hall on Sept. 29. Photo by Liza Moore, ‘21.

President’s address outlines plans for university’s future, focuses on speech’s location change

Liza Moore October 14, 2018
President Will Dudley attributed the change in location to both student discomfort and logistical issues with Lee Chapel.
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