Washington and Lee University

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Washington and Lee University,

at Lexington, Va.; coeducational; founded and opened 1749 as Augusta Academy. It was called Liberty Hall in 1776; became Liberty Hall Academy (a college) in 1782, Washington Academy (following a gift from George Washington) in 1798, Washington College in 1813; and assumed its present name in 1871. Robert E. LeeLee, Robert Edward,
1807–70, general in chief of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War, b. Jan. 19, 1807, at Stratford, Westmoreland co., Va.; son of Henry ("Light-Horse Harry") Lee.
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 was president from 1865 to 1870, and his tomb is in the university chapel. The university's front campus is a national historic landmark. Washington and Lee is noted for its law school.
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About Washington and Lee University: Founded in 1749 and the nation's 9th oldest institution of higher learning, Washington and Lee University provides a liberal arts education that develops students' capacity to think freely, critically, and humanely and to conduct themselves with honor, integrity, and civility.
Washington and Lee University experienced a rapid surge in storage during a year-long migration from Novell NetWare to Microsoft Windows.
According to Jim Bollinger, systems and network engineer for Washington and Lee University, Overland's tiers of disk- and tape-based data protection were easily integrated.
CONTACT: Sarah Tschiggfrie, Interim News Director of Washington and Lee University, +1-540-458-8235, Cell: +1-540-480-4888, stschiggfrie@wlu.
As a university, we need to maximize every dollar invested in IT to stay within the confines of our budgets," said Jim Bollinger, systems and network engineer, Washington and Lee University.
Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the sixth oldest institution of higher learning in the U.
Designed by Derry Noyes of Washington, DC, the 20-cent Washington and Lee University Postal Card is a 1999 addition to the Historic Preservation series.
Fox also served as chairman of the Annual Fund for Washington and Lee University for two years.
His civic activities include Trustee, Washington and Lee University - 1993; Trustee, Purnell School - 1992; Trustee, Columbus School for Girls 1981 - Vice President, President-elect 1986-88; president 1989-90; Trustee, Washington and Lee Alumni Association 1977- 80; Trustee, Players Theatre of Columbus 1985-86; Trustee, Franklin County Children's Services Board 1984-85.
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