The Columns Weekly - Thursday, June 1, 2023
News From The Columns
Eight W&L Students Awarded Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards of up to $5,000 to U.S. undergraduate students who are Pell Grant recipients.
Peale’s iconic Washington portrait returns to W&L
The W&L-owned portrait, which has been on loan to Mount Vernon, will be displayed in a new Reeves Museum exhibit, which opened to the public on May 24.
The Road Less Traveled
Washington and Lee’s Class of 2023 includes nine recipients of the Certificate of International Immersion awarded by W&L’s Center for International Education.
Employee Accolades
W&L Professor Receives Grant from the American Association of University Women
Mengying Liu will use the funds to research high-throughput crystallographic mapping in the United Kingdom.
Maddie Coleman Earns Old Dominion Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year Award
The first-year head coach led the Generals to their 13th straight conference title.
Gene McCabe Named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Men’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year
Generals’ mentor garners the award for the third time after winning his fourth ODAC title.
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Meet a Colleague
Meet a Colleague: Michelle Jones
Michelle Jones serves as associate director of alumni engagement. Learn more about Michelle in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
Salary Increases 2023-24
W&L is excited to announce that salary increase letters for benefit eligible faculty and staff will be distributed electronically in Workday on Friday, June 2 by the close of business. Salary increases are effective July 1, 2023. Employees eligible to participate in this increase process will receive an email when their statement is ready. Employees will be able to access their statement via the Compensation Review Statement link located on the homepage in Workday Announcements.
Staff annual salary increase guidelines are available on the Human Resources website. Please note salary increase letters are limited to providing base pay increase information, thus stipends for serving in roles such as department/program head will be accessible in Workday when they become effective July 1, but are not included in the letter. Furthermore, employees in multiple positions will receive a letter specific to each position held.
View The Latest Scene on Campus
President William C. Dudley delivers the 2023 Commencement address.
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Deadline is Today!
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