Fall 2018

Pocket Full of Sunshine

Pocket Sun '13 is changing venture capital. And she's only 27.

Just nine years ago, she was a wide-eyed freshman at William & Mary. Now she runs a multimillion-dollar venture capital firm, SoGal Ventures, with cofounder Elizabeth Galbut, and has more [...]

One Hundred Years

In February 1918, the Virginia General Assembly authorized William & Mary to admit women students for the fall semester. When women came to the university, Mary didn’t just join William, [...]

The Wikiman

In the third-floor office of a beige brick townhouse just a few miles from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate, Steven Pruitt ’06 is demonstrating how he uses AutoWikiBrowser, a tool [...]

Power Abroad

Grace Perkins ’14 is electrifying sub-Saharan Africa

ALUMNI PROFILE A tailor in Senegal is growing his business because he has reliable electricity from solar panels. A woman in Uganda was recently able to watch the presidential debates [...]

Alumni Focus

A Welcoming Family

It’s an exciting time at William & Mary! President Katherine A. Rowe was sworn in on July 2 and has been enthusiastically welcomed by the university community. Rowe is making [...]

From the Brafferton

The Magic of W&M

When I meet William & Mary students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and friends, it is clear we enjoy an astonishing cross-generational commitment to the university.

By & Large

The Final Curtain: Farewell for Now

Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall (PBK) is transforming. The building, which first opened in 1957, will be closed until the fall of 2020 as the entire Arts Quarter of campus [...]

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Another Bold Year

With two years remaining in William & Mary’s For the Bold campaign, the university has now passed the $800 million mark and is nearing its $1 billion goal.

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Breaking Ground: Better Homes and Gardens

Last spring ground was broken on two very important projects at William & Mary: the Alumni House expansion and the Reveley Garden.

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A Lasting Impact

The Tuttle family feels an enormous sense of pride that in just 10 years, since the Gerald L. Tuttle Jr. Scholarship Endowment was established, seven students have been afforded innumerable [...]

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Making History: Rowe Arrives

As Katherine A. Rowe made history at William & Mary, she vowed to take care of the university while leading it ever forward. “To be entrusted with the next chapter of [...]

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Mind & Body: A Dedication to Wellness

A dedication ceremony took place late August for the new McLeod Tyler Wellness Center.

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Taking the Field

Chris Norris ’95 was already kicking around the idea of a soccer coaching career when he arrived on campus as a freshman in 1991. Fate and good fortune intervened. Now [...]

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Close Up

On the 100th anniversary of women first being admitted to William & Mary, Close is convinced that it’s the new generation of female college students that will change the world.

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Teaching Excellence: 2018 Alumni Fellowship Awards

Every year, the Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members.

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Board Notes

The spring meeting of the William & Mary Alumni Association (WMAA) Board of Directors was held at the Kimpton Allegro Hotel in Chicago, May 31 to June 1, 2018.

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Award Nominations

Find out how to nominate people for the 2020 Alumni Medallion, as honorary alumni, and for Alumni Service Awards.

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Elected Officers for FY19

This year, Susan P. Manix ’79 will begin the second year of her two-year term as president of the board.


Honorary Alumni

In May, the William & Mary Alumni Association inducted six new honorary alumni into its ranks at the annual induction ceremony. The honorees, including William & Mary President-Emeritus W. Taylor [...]


Admission Guru

“I want to be the help someone provided for me.” That’s the mission of Valerie Brown Wilkins M.Ed. ’08, alumni admission associate, as she guides alumni and their high school–aged [...]


W&M Weekend in Chicago

From the first event to the last, William & Mary Weekend in Chicago was an adventure, with 450 alumni, parents and friends from 23 states gathering in the Windy City [...]

Class Notes

Fall 2018 Class Notes

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