Marshall-Wythe E-News
Graduation Edition
June 5, 2015
Chancellor Gates Addresses Graduates
At our May 17 Diploma Ceremony, Former Secretary of Defense and William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 urged graduates to spend time in public service.  Read more.  Watch the slideshow (03:18). Watch the video (2:04:42).
Class of 2015 Breaks Record for Class Gift Participation
The Class's 92% participation rate in the class gift broke previous records, and was a feat that sent Dean Douglas to the dunking machine. Read more.
Scholarships to Honor Professors Barnard and Lee
Two new scholarships have been named for Professors Jayne W. Barnard and John W. Lee, who retired this spring after distinguished careers. Read more about how you can honor their contributions by making a gift today in support of these scholarships.
Law Alumni Appointments to W&M Board of Visitors
James A. Hixon, J.D. '79, M.L.T '80 was appointed to the Board of Visitors by Va. Governor Terry McAuliffe, and Thomas R. Frantz '70, J.D. '73, M.L.T. '81 has been reappointed. Hixon and Frantz join fellow law alumni DeRonda M. Short, J.D. '78 and Robert E. Scott, J.D. '68 as Board members. Read more.
Class of 2015 Awards at Graduation


Faculty and Staff Awards at Graduation
Alumni Awards at Graduation

Citizen-Lawyer Award - James W. McGlothlin '62, J.D. '64, LL.D. '00  


Taylor Reveley Award - Delegate William C. Smith, B.A. '04, J.D. '09 of Maryland 



Welcoming Remarks by Class Representatives
Remarks by Ru (Alice) Bai of the LL.M. Class Read more.

Remarks by SBA President Blake Christopher Read more.
Class of 2015 Awards Ceremony
On May 16, the Law School community celebrated the Class of 2015's contributions and achievements. Read more. Watch the video. (1:44:02).

At the event, James J. Thomas II, J.D. '76 was inducted as an honorary member of the Order of the Coif. Read more.
Your Gift to the Law School Counts!
Your financial support of Marshall-Wythe makes a difference every day for our students and faculty. Please remember you can designate that your gift be used wherever the need is greatest or to support a specific program, organization, journal, clinic or scholarship. Please visit our secure website to make your gift before June 30.
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How Career Services Can Help Alumni & How You Can List Job Openings or Schedule Interviews

Are you looking for a job?  The Office of Career Services gladly assists alumni who are seeking employment or new career opportunities.  Learn more.


Are you hiring?  We'd welcome hearing from you if you'd like to schedule interviews on campus, via Skype or videoconference, or at off-campus interview programs; request resume collection; or list positions to which students and/or alumni can apply. Learn more.
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