Former Washington & Lee President Dies

John Wilson

Lexington, VA - A private service will be held Monday for a former president of Washington & Lee University who died this weekend.

The university says John Delane Wilson died Saturday in Lexington at the age of 81. Wilson served as president from 1983 to 1995. He led the school's transition from an all male college to a co-ed institution in 1984.

A public memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

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