Fall 2017

Black at William & Mary

Commemorating 50 years of African-Americans in Residence

Recent events in Charlottesville, Va., have opened up old wounds that so many of us, in the Black and in other communities, had hoped would heal. If anything, they have [...]

Coke Is It

Image is everything. Just ask these alumni.

The birthday party was typical. There was food, a birthday cake, decorations, music and a piñata. All the normal things that parents ensure are present to guarantee an unforgettable party. [...]

Alumni Fellowship Awards 2017

Every year, the W&M Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members who represent William & Mary at its very best. Introducing our 2017 Alumni Fellowship Award [...]

Alumni Focus

An Eventful Season

The William & Mary Alumni Association is committed to providing best-in-class alumni engagement programs and services benefiting all members of the Tribe. During the spring and summer, there have been [...]

From the Brafferton

College and University

Our Royal Charter decrees that William & Mary “shall be called and denominated, forever, the College of William & Mary in Virginia.” We cherish the Charter. Traditions matter. “College” is [...]

By & Large

One Memorable Weekend

William & Mary Weekend in New York City provided an exclusive opportunity for more than 700 alumni, parents and friends to connect, discover and celebrate in new and exciting ways. [...]

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W&M raises nearly $135m

William & Mary continues its impressive streak in alumni giving as the No. 1 nationally ranked public university in the U.S. for undergraduate alumni participation. W&M keeps increasing alumni participation [...]

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Home Improvement

In April, William & Mary announced a $15 million gift from alumna Hunter J. Smith ’51 for the expansion and renovation of the nearly 170-year-old Alumni House. This is the [...]

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Art & Science

John Spike, chief curator at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, knew he was looking at a Cézanne.

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Service Awards

The Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni Service and Young Alumni Service Awards are given annually to individuals for their exceptional service to the Alumni Association and the university through their [...]

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Holding Court

You’d be forgiven for thinking they’ve made it look easy. In April, the William & Mary women’s tennis team won the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) championship for the 25th time [...]

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Board Notes

The spring meeting of the William & Mary Alumni Association Board of Directors was held at the offices of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, in New York City, May 18-19, 2017. [...]

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WMAA Nominations

The bylaws of the William & Mary Alumni Association require all board members to be alumni of William & Mary and active donors, regardless of giving levels, to any [...]


Broadway Success

On June 11 in Radio City Music Hall, Caitlin Clements ’11 heard the words that would change her life. She sat in the audience of the 2017 Tony Awards with [...]


Huge Leads the Tribe

William & Mary’s new Athletics Director Samantha K. Huge (pronounced hyu-gee) — the first woman to hold this position since Tribe Athletics combined the men’s and women’s departments — shared [...]


Family Ties

In May, the William & Mary Alumni Association celebrated its annual Honorary Alumni Ceremony by recognizing six exceptional individuals who have a distinguished record of service, support, advocacy and commitment [...]


Hark Upon a Kale

Wilford Kale ’66 likes to say that he came to William & Mary at age 18 and never left. This spring, he published his fifth book on the university, “From [...]


What Is Alumni Engagement?

We are Jack Edgar ’15, Liz Foster M.Ed. ’15 and Alli Taylor – your regional alumni engagement team! We have the pleasure of working with alumni chapters, affinity (interest and [...]

Increasing Economic Diversity

The results are in

William & Mary is among the nation’s leading colleges and universities when it comes to a commitment to access and affordability for low- and middle-income students, according to a recent [...]

W&M’s new Wellness Center

Breaking Ground

Quipping that the formal name is actually Bee and Goody’s House of Health, Elizabeth “Bee” McLeod ’83, M.B.A. ’91 and J. Goodenow “Goody” Tyler HON ’11 joined a host of [...]

Troops to Teachers

A recently announced grant from the U.S. Department of Defense will fund a Troops to Teachers program in the W&M School of Education that trains veterans and soon-to-be veterans to [...]

VIMS Pioneering Research

Wake of the Flood

Derek Loftis Ph.D. ’14, assistant research scientist at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), was part of Virginia Beach’s winning entry for Amazon Web Services’ City on [...]

Photo Features

Hulon Willis Jr. ’77, and The Sunken Garden from the ground and from the air.

Class Notes

Class Notes

Read your class year’s current Class Notes as well as access to the In Memoriam page.