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Ruscio to represent Virginia private colleges in next move

Kenneth Ruscio

Maria Rachal

March 7, 2016

W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio, ‘76, will become president of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges in April 2017, Ruscio announced in an email to the university community on Feb. 17. The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC), a not-for-profit organization based in...

“Wise, wonderful, witty” women meet for leadership summit

“Wise, wonderful, witty” women meet for leadership summit

Virginia Kettles

January 23, 2016

“You are all wise, wonderful, witty women.” These are the words of Kim Ruscio, who spoke at the Women’s Leadership Summit held at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center Jan. 15-16. It was a chance for undergraduate students to freely talk to and connect with women faculty and alumnae. “It’s...

Pass the pasta plate, please

Faith Isbell

November 9, 2015

Some halls often bond over impromptu movie nights, Domino’s pizza and trips to Hull’s Drive-In. But a hall in Graham-Lees bonded over something different: good food and particularly good company. On Oct. 28, a group of students living on the first floor of Graham-Lees Hall invited President Kenneth...

‘Beloved’ President Ruscio ‘Not Done Yet’

Rachel Stone

September 14, 2015

This is a transition year for Washington and Lee University. President Kenneth P. Ruscio announced in May that he will step down as president this coming June. He has served as W&L’s 26th president since July 2006. “I come up to this office, and I look out that window, and I look into Lee...

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