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Washington and Lee University

Giving Opportunities

Gift Range: $500,000 - $2 Million

Minimum Gift$1,500,000
Visiting Scholars and Artists
Gifts allow Washington and Lee to bring distinguished scholars and artists from around the country and the world to campus to enrich the curriculum with academic expertise not represented in the permanent faculty.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$1,500,000
Clinic Endowments
Law clinics provide practical learning opportunities for students at the School of Law. Professors work directly with students to provide legal assistance to clients on selected issues. Donors may choose to name and endow the following six clinics: Black Lung Program; Virginia Capital Case Clearinghouse; Community Legal Practice Clinic; Legal Aid Clinic; Public Prosecutors Program; and the Transnational Law Institute
For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Outland Branner
Director of Law School Advancement
brannere@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8191
Minimum Gift$1,000,000
Named Scholarships in the Johnson Scholars Program
These are individual named need-based scholarships under the umbrella of Washington and Lee’s preeminent scholarship program. These scholarships cover 100% of the costs of tuition, room and board for scholarship recipients, and help the University attract and support the very best students from around the world.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$1,000,000
Coaching Positions
Donors may name a head coaching position through the establishment of an endowment to support coaches salaries within the Athletic Department. A special opportunity exists to use the Lenfest Challenge to meet the minimum threshold for these professorships by December 31, 2010.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$1,000,000
Section Head Librarian's Position
A gift at this level allows Washington and Lee to recognize and support senior library staff and aid the University in attracting and retaining outstanding individuals with expertise in areas such as technical services, special collections, humanities, and the sciences.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$1,000,000
Information Fluency Program
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$750,000
College Writing Program
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$750,000
Williams School Writing Program
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$500,000
Distinguished Scholarships
These named scholarships support part of the cost of tuition for students. Donors may select broad preferences for the award.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$500,000
Professors of Practice
These gifts provide one semester's support for a practitioner to lead a practicum within the Third Year Program of the Law School.
For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Outland Branner
Director of Law School Advancement
brannere@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8191
Minimum Gift$500,000
Term Professorships
These awards honor mid-career faculty for outstanding teaching and scholarship, and help recruit, retain and recognize these individuals. Term professorships are awarded on a rotating basis and recognize a different professor, currently every three years.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$500,000
Peer Technology Instruction
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$500,000
Enrichment Program Endowments
Donors may choose to name and endow one of the following enrichment programs: Friends of Rockbridge, New York Internship Program, Washington and Lee Student Consulting, Washington Term Program, Week on Wall Street.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410
Minimum Gift$500,000
Program Endowments
Donors may choose to name and endow the undergraduate advising or the Science Society, and the Arts programs. A specific naming level for each program is available from the Office of University Development.
For more information, please contact:
Office of University Development
campaign@wlu.edu
(540) 458-8410