The Class of 2015 and the peer mentors visited Mt. Vernon, home to Washington College’s namesake, to sign the honor code and pay tribute to George Washington’s legacy. The Class of 2015 was the first class to sign at Mt. Vernon, anticipating a tradition for future incoming and graduating classes. Students heard from President Rees of Mt. Vernon, Washington College’s President Reiss, and Ian Holstrom ’12, Chair of the Honor Board, who led the class in the reading and signing of the honor code.
A distinguished scholar of American literary and religious history, and recipient of Columbia University’s Great Teacher Award, Dr. Delbanco lectured on the topic of his latest book, College: What it Was, Is and Should Be.