Wilson, John Delane
WLU President 1983–1995
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Writes a few days after Commencement, and remarks on the high retention rate, around 90%, for the University – an indication on the bond students feel for the school. Notes the tragic death of Lisa Corwin and Wilson's upcoming trip to English with his wife Anne. Upon return, Wilson intends to fully dedicate himself to the success of the Campaign for Washington and Lee and notes the necessity of its success.
Notes the incoming spring, as well as the continuing research of the Reeves Center, specifically the Chinese Export porcelain collection yet also touches on the lack of funding needed to adequately complete these projects. Highlights the Reeves center as an objective academic resource as well as a staple of the University community. Also touches on the influx of art being gifted to the center. Letter also includes a hand written personal note at the bottom.
This collection contains correspondence between Libby and Floyd Gottwald and several faculty and staff of Washington and Lee University. Topics include the university's finances, initiatives, and events.
These records compiled by Agelasto on coeducation at Washington and Lee University from 1983-1984 include letters from alumni, surveys and studies, discussions and reports, and letters from the university president, John D. Wilson.
The file includes:
- A Lenfest Center folder
- Commencement Exercises Program, 1983
- Fine Arts Division Presentation of Awards Program, June 2, 1993
- Letter from John D. Wilson, December 2, 1986
- Washington and Lee Concert Guild Program, 1989-90
- Washington and Lee fine Arts Calendar of Events