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White Book Review Application

White Book Review Committee Application

The White Book Review Committee application can be found here.

Applications are due at 11:59 PM on Saturday, September 27 by email to EC Secretary Wilson Miller at

A copy of the current White Book can be found here. Nine students from both the School of Law and the Undergraduate population will be appointed. The Amendment procedure is included at the bottom of this page.

Interviews will be held in the Executive Committee Office (Early Fielding Room 121/122) on Monday, Sepetember 29 starting at 6:00 PM. Please direct any questions to Wilson Miller at


I. Procedure for Amendment

The Executive Committee shall give consideration to any proposal for amendment to the White Book that is submitted on proper motion by any member of the Executive Committee, any student with an accompanying petition signed by at least fifty current students, or the White Book Review Committee. The Executive Committee may adopt such an amendment to the White Book by a two-thirds vote of the quorum present in two consecutive votes, provided that such votes are at least one week apart.

II. White Book Review Committee

A. Beginning in the 2005-2006 academic year and in every third year thereafter (2008-2009, 2011-2012, etc.), the Executive Committee shall appoint a White Book Review Committee to thoroughly examine all aspects of the Honor System.

B. Members of the White Book Review Committee shall be appointed by the Executive Committee by October 1 of the year in which the Review Committee is to be called.

C. There shall be nine members, one of whom shall be the chair. No current member of the Executive Committee shall be allowed to sit on the Review Committee.

D. The Review Committee shall ascertain the opinions of those in the Washington and Lee community regarding all aspects of the Honor System. The Review Committee shall report periodically to the Executive Committee.

E. By March 1, the Review Committee shall submit to the Executive Committee a comprehensive report on the state of the Honor System as well as proposals for any changes to the White Book and all other recommendations that the Review Committee deems appropriate.