William & Mary Weekend
Chicago, IL — June 1-3, 2018

William & Mary is coming to the Windy City June 1-3, 2018, for a weekend like no other!


 William & Mary Weekend offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences to connect, discover and celebrate in iconic settings through exceptional cultural, professional, intellectual and social programs. William & Mary Weekend in Chicago will showcase signature events featuring prominent speakers discussing issues in the national spotlight, and exclusive opportunities to celebrate W&M with alumni, students, parents and friends.
  • Free Speech Under Fire: Presidential Reflections Luncheon, featuring William & Mary President W. Taylor Reveley, III LL.D. ’18, HON ’18 and University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer
    These two university presidents will explore the challenges to free speech they have faced on their own campuses and what steps can be taken to protect this sacred freedom today and in the future. The discussion will be accompanied by lunch and followed by a question-and-answer session.
  • A Higher Loyalty: Opening Reception and Keynote, featuring James Comey Jr. ’82, LL.D. ’08, P ’10, P ’22
    Hear directly from Comey about his new book “A Higher Loyalty,” and get an insider’s view of how he navigated the notable events that unfolded under his leadership. No matter your political viewpoint, this is a conversation you will not want to miss!
  • William & Mary Alumni Association Gala, Auction and Chicago Lights Dinner Cruise
    Set sail with the William & Mary Alumni Association! Experience unparalleled sunset and nighttime views of the spectacular Chicago skyline on a private charter cruise of Lake Michigan. Bid on luxurious vacation packages, collectible wine lots and nostalgic pieces of campus while enjoying an elegant seated dinner. Don’t miss the boat as tickets are limited!

This Weekend will give you a taste of Chicago, including exclusive architectural, museum, sports and foodie tours and fun-filled evening events. William & Mary Weekend in Chicago is an adventure in the making and is not to be missed! Check out the full event listing.



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