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Parent & Family Council Mission

The Parent & Family Council advances educational and career opportunities, enhances student life and wellbeing, and promotes William & Mary’s distinctive culture of community, tradition and innovation by investing leadership philanthropic support in the Parents Fund and other university priorities.

Parent & Family Council Goals and Opportunities

  • Raise more than $1.25 million for the Parents Fund and encourage families to make philanthropic investments across the university
  • Foster connections among all W&M families through events and communications
  • Network and connect with one another through the PFC roster and events
  • Advocate for families and students during meetings with senior leadership
  • Promote university-wide and Student Affairs priorities
  • Serve as knowledgeable ambassadors among our networks

To learn more about the Parent & Family Council, please email or contact a member of our staff.

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Traveling the Way

An alumni family has established a study abroad scholarship to encourage William & Mary students to explore Spain’s Camino de Santiago.

William & Mary broke records on One Tribe One Day

In total, 11,376 alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends collectively gave more than $4 million to nearly 800 areas across W&M — making it the biggest and most successful giving days yet for total dollars raised on OTOD.

Taking Charge of Your Career

The fifth annual W&M Professional Development Week brought networking and expert career advice to the W&M community