First Lecture of 2014 Draws Record Crowd!


The 2014 Chappell Great Lives Lecture Series began its eleventh season on January 16 with a presentation by Washington D.C. attorney and author David O. Stewart on John Wilkes Booth. The lecture attracted a full house of over 1,000 persons to Dodd … [Read more...]

Preview of 2014 Series

The Series was previewed in a January 9 feature article in the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star,¬†which included interviews with series director Bill Crawley and program participant Brian Jay Jones, who will speak on the subject of his recent biography, … [Read more...]

2014 Great Lives Schedule Announced!


The announcement of the 2014 Great Lives Schedule was the highlight of a donor-appreciation reception on October 16 in the Rappahannock Grand Ballroom of the Jepson Alumni Executive Center. The schedule, along with biographical sketches of the … [Read more...]