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Washington & Jefferson College Announces $50 Million Gift to Establish Endowed Scholarship Fund for Regional Students with Financial Need

Updated: October 11, 2023 | Tagged: ,

Washington, PA (October 11, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) today announced it will receive a transformational gift of approximately $50 million to support student scholarships – the largest philanthropic donation to the College in its 242-year history and one of the largest ever to a liberal arts college in the United States. The…

Front lawn of Old Main during the fall season

Edwards named to launch and lead W&J’s BSN Program

Updated: October 3, 2023 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (October 3, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College has appointed Dr. Linda Edwards as professor and chair of nursing. Dr. Edwards will lead the College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program. Taught in partnership with Washington Health System, the program will enroll the first group of students in the fall of 2024….

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Washington & Jefferson College lands priority placement on multiple national rankings for value, student outcomes

Updated: September 18, 2023 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (September 18, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) has been recognized for exceptional quality and value with significant placements in national rankings by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and U.S. News & World Report (USN&WR), among other leading publications. The WSJ this month published its 2024 list of “Best Colleges in the…

Family Connecting on the Lawn

Family Weekend

Updated: September 5, 2023 | Tagged:
Students in the Class of 2027 pose for a group photo

W&J matriculates new class, experiences second year of enrollment growth

Updated: August 23, 2023 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (August 23, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College held its annual Matriculation Ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 22, officially welcoming the Class of 2027 and beginning the 2023-24 academic year. The ceremony in the Ross Family Recreation Center included remarks by President John C. Knapp, Mathematics Professor Jeannette Kline and Student Government President Joseph Ioli…

Cleveland Alumni Gathering

Updated: August 22, 2023 | Tagged: , ,

Brenden Kelley ’12, member of the Alumni Executive Council, and Kam Lam ’07, M.D., member of the Board of Trustees, invite you and your guest to our Cleveland Alumni Gathering! Enjoy food and drinks and compete on the shuffleboard court for some W&J Homecoming swag! Visit jayconnected.com/Cleveland23 for more information and to register. When: Thursday,…

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W&J welcomes Class of 2027

Updated: August 17, 2023 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (August 17, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College welcomed a new class of first-year students Wednesday, Aug. 16, and kicked off a week-long variety of orientation events. “This is a terrific new class,” said W&J College President Dr. John C. Knapp. “They bring exceptional talent and even greater diversity to our growing student…

Homecoming Weekend

Updated: August 1, 2023 | Tagged: , , ,

Homecoming & Reunion Weekend registration is now open! We are excited to welcome our alumni and friends to campus for a weekend of celebrating together. Mark your calendars and plan to return to campus Oct. 6 & 7, 2023, for this beloved tradition.  Visit jayconnected.com/homecoming for more information and to register!

Coffee with Counselors

Updated: July 13, 2023 | Tagged: , , ,

Enjoy a coffee and pastry bar, campus tour, giveaways, and lunch… on us! Plus, hear about new initiatives, hear from community stake holders, and learn more about how W&J prepares students for their college careers!

The W&J Experience

Updated: July 13, 2023 | Tagged: , , ,

High school seniors, who have been admitted for the 2024-25 academic year, have the opportunity to experience life as a W&J President and meet other members of the entering fall class! Learn about your next steps, as an admitted student, enjoy a gourmet dinner in The Commons dining hall, and celebrate our on-campus autumn harvest…