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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Giving Opportunities

Gift Range: $50,000 - $100,000

Minimum Gift$100,000
Washington and Lee Scholarships
These named scholarships support part of the cost of tuition for students, and are usually pooled with other funds to create aid packages.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Loan Repayment Fund
Support law students who aspire to enter public service following their graduation from the School of Law. Funds assist graduates in meeting their educational debt commitments so long as they work in public interest law.
For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Outland Branner
Director of Law School Advancement
brannere@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8191
Minimum Gift$100,000
International Learning Opportunities
Give a student the opportunity to interact with other cultures, other economies, and other political systems by supporting study abroad experiences.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Faculty Support Endowments
Gifts support faculty salaries in a donor’s particular area of interest.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Department and Program Support Funds
Departmental and Program Support Funds help to underwrite the many educational events and activities, such as seminar series and special speakers, that are so important in enriching the academic life of the University.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Faculty Initiatives
Gifts assist Washington and Lee faculty in revitalizing the curriculum, and celebrate and support the unique and rich opportunities the University’s curriculum affords for student learning. Gifts to a faculty initiatives fund may support such activities as: new course development; curriculum innovation; faculty professional development, including the Glenn grants and research abroad during the summer; and electronic research resources (databases, etc.) to support faculty research.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Electronic Research Resources
Funds help to provide access to databases necessary to support faculty and student research.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
New Library Initiatives/Information Technology Fund
Leyburn Library aims to stay current with changing library technologies and software, as well as the changing roles and skill sets of librarians in the information age. Donors may choose to create and name an endowment aiding the library in meeting these challenges. Endowed funds help the library undertake projects to address information storage and transfer, and to support the acquisition of new hardware, software and expertise.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Internships
Gifts support student participation in semester-long learning experiences like the Washington Term Program and the New York Internship Program as well as internship opportunities across the curriculum.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Summer Research
Funds provide opportunities for students to participate in faculty-mentored and independent summer research through programs like the R.E. Lee Scholars.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Resident Advisors for First-Year Students
Gifts support the sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students who work directly with 12-20 first-year students in their assigned halls in Graham Lees, Davis, Gilliam and Gaines.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
Faculty Initiatives
Funds supporting faculty innovation celebrate and support the unique and rich opportunities the University’s curriculum affords for student learning. Gifts may support new course development and curriculum innovation in a donor’s particular area of interest.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$100,000
International Program Funds
Support for students working in the experiential programs abroad providing support for legal services and legal system development.
For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Outland Branner
Director of Law School Advancement
brannere@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8191
Minimum Gift$100,000
Externship Funds
Support for students participating in externships outside of Lexington
For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Outland Branner
Director of Law School Advancement
brannere@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8191
Minimum Gift$100,000
Professionalism Program
Funds from this endowment would, among other things, enable faculty members to develop professionalism modules for individual courses.
For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Outland Branner
Director of Law School Advancement
brannere@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8191
Minimum Gift$50,000
Naming Opportunities on the Colonnade
Support for the renovation and restoration of the Colonnade
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$50,000
Naming Opportunities in duPont Hall
Support for the renovation and enhancement of duPont Hall to create a state-of-the-art facility for global learning.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$50,000
Naming Opportunities in Lewis Hall
Support for the expansion and modernization of Lewis Hall
For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Outland Branner
Director of Law School Advancement
brannere@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8191
Minimum Gift$50,000
Naming Opportunities in the New Indoor Recreation and Athletic Facilities
Support for the construction of new indoor athletic recreation and athletic facilities
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$50,000
University Scholarship Fund
Gifts to this fund support Washington and Lee’s general scholarship endowment. Donors making an initial gift to this Fund may add to their gift over time in order to build it to a named scholarship level.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$50,000
The President's Society: Founder's Circle
Leadership support for the Annual Fund to create financial flexibility and enable the University to meet its strategic goals.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410