LGBTQ Alumni of William & Mary (GALA)

William & Mary’s affinity group for LGBTQ alumni and allies is dedicated to expanding the freedom to express gender and sexual identity in many different forms, as well as encouraging the engagement and fellowship of LGBTQ alumni and their allies.


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Giving Opportunities:
  • Boswell Initiative (3704): John E. Boswell ’69 was an alumnus of William & Mary and esteemed historian and Yale Professor who specialized in understanding the issue of religion of homosexuality. This fund supports teaching and scholarship on dimensions of LGBTQ life, both within the U.S. and globally.
  • Richard Cornish Library Endowment (1678): This endowment supports the purchase of materials to enrich the collections of the Earl Gregg Swem Library in literature and materials by and about LGTBQ people.
  • W&M GALA Oral History Project (3168): This fund supports the documentation of stories of the lives of W&M LGBTQ alumni, faculty, staff and students though a broad oral history project.

For more information:

  •   Ivana Marshall,  Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement and Inclusion Initiatives
  •   (757) 221-7514