Fishback Fund for Visiting Writers Committee selects the Fishback Visiting Writer. The Fishback Program for Visiting Writers was begun in 1996 thanks to a generous gift from Sara and William H. Fishback Jr. '56 in memory of Margaret Haggin Haupt Fishback and William Hunter Fishback. The program brings an outstanding writer to the Washington and Lee campus annually.
Program and Other Advisory Committees
Global Learning Advisory Committee reports to the Provost and is chaired by the Director of the Center for International Education. Six faculty are recommended by the deans and appointed by the provost. The chair of the International Education Committee and the Study Abroad Adviser are ex officio, non-voting members.
The Harte Center Advisory Board will advise the provost and will assist and advise the Center's director in his two-fold mission to support both faculty and student development through programming focused on teaching and learning in all forms. The Harte Advisory Board helps the director ensure that the Center functions in a manner that recognizes the needs of Washington and Lee's students, faculty, and staff, with particular emphasis on the collaborative and innovative spirit of the liberal arts. The advisory board is chaired by the Harte director.
The members of the Health Professions Advisory Committee are faculty who advise students on the academic path and extracurricular activities which will provide the foundation for a career in the health professions.
Writing Program Advisory Committee consists of six undergraduate faculty members appointed by the President, the coordinator of the writing center, an English Department representative, and the Associate Deans of The College and the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics. The committee reviews undergraduate needs for writing instruction; advises the writing program coordinator; collaborates with departments regarding writing components in their curricula; and helps evaluate the writing program.