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Dr. Elizabeth MacLeod Walls named 14th President of Washington & Jefferson College

Updated: February 27, 2024 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 27, 2024) – The Board of Trustees of Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) today announced Elizabeth MacLeod Walls, Ph.D., will become the College’s fourteenth president. A bold and strategic leader, Dr. MacLeod Walls currently serves as the president of William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. She will succeed Dr. John C. Knapp,…

Winter Presidential Search Update

Updated: January 5, 2024 | Tagged:

Dear Members of the W&J Campus Community, I wanted to share some good news about the ongoing search progress. The search committee recently met before the holidays, and I am delighted to report that the search is progressing as planned. Our work will continue in the new year, as scheduled, but we are pleased with…

Fall Presidential Search Update

Updated: October 10, 2023 | Tagged:

Dear Campus Community, As we approach the midterm of the fall semester, the Presidential Search Committee would like to provide an update on the presidential search process. First, thanks to everyone who participated in the various virtual and in-person listening sessions with our search consultants, Isaacson, Miller (IM). The sessions provided IM with valuable feedback…

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Washington & Jefferson College Board of Trustees Launches National Presidential Search Following President Knapp’s Announcement of Retirement Plans

Updated: August 21, 2023 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (August 21, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College’s Board of Trustees has launched a national search for the College’s next president following President Dr. John C. Knapp’s announcement in May that he will retire when his contract ends June 30, 2024. During his seven years of service to the College, Dr. Knapp has…