These W&L men pose in front of urinals to show disagreement with and disrespect for W&L’s decision for coeducation. Their shirts read “Women at W&L: The Beginning of an Error!”.
Women wore shirts saying, “W&L Women: Quality Doesn’t Have to Travel” in protest to their exclusion from fraternity and on-campus events.
Washington and Lee’s Swimming and Diving team of 1987. As the number of women increased at Washington and Lee University, their participation in intercollegiate athletics grew commensurately.
Social life for women following their admission to Washington and Lee University went from negligible to fully active in a matter of years with the advent of sororities in 1989.