Articles and Opinion Pieces

This is Who We Are

President Ruscio writes in the Summer 2015 edition of the Washington and Lee Alumni Magazine.

Change and Continuity

In an opinion piece for the Roanoke Times based on his 2015 Commencement Address, President Ruscio writes that moving forward honors the past.

Worrying for the Class of 2014

In an opinion piece in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, President Ruscio cites the benefit of seeing the world from a wider perspective.

Liberal Arts and the Job Market

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio was a guest on "Virginia Insight," the call-in program on WMRA, the National Public Radio affiliate in Harrisonburg, Va. The focus of the show was the value of a liberal arts degree, especially as it relates to the job market.

Judging Patron Saints

President Ruscio writes about the University's namesakes in the January 26, 2012, edition of Inside Higher Ed.

Higher Education: The Cost, The Price, The Value

In an interview for W&L: The Washington and Lee University Alumni Magazine,President Ruscio discusses two interrelated topics that are not only in the headlines but also very much on President Ruscio's mind: the cost and the price of higher education.

Mindful of the Future

President Ruscio writes about the educational value of installing Virginia's largest solar energy project in the August 11, 2011 edition of the Washington Post.

Advice for the Class of 2011 and Beyond

President Ruscio hopes that members of the Class of 2011 will cultivate an appreciation for nuance in the June 18, 2011 edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

How to Judge a College

President Ruscio puts the college rankings in perspective in an opinion piece in the August 29, 2010 edition of USA Today.

Their Day

President Ruscio discusses the role of commencement remarks in the May 22, 2009 edition of Inside Higher Ed.