Elizabeth Branner Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement

Phone: 540-458-8191

Email: brannere@wlu.edu

Office: 416 Lewis Hall 


BA, Wake Forest University

MBA, William & Mary


As Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement, Elizabeth Outland Branner oversees fundraising and alumni relations in the Law School. Elizabeth has been with the Law School since 1999 when she joined (at that time) the newly formed office of Law School Relations.

Elizabeth earned a B.A. in English and German from Wake Forest University in 1987. She is a 1991 graduate of William & Mary with a graduate degree in business. Prior to coming to the School of Law, she was the marketing coordinator for a medical publisher, district manager for PepsiCo fountain distribution for the Hampton Roads area, a college admissions officer, marketing coordinator for a fundraising consultant, and director of the Annual Fund at Mary Baldwin College.

Elizabeth lives in Lexington with her husband Wade, assistant athletic director for media relations at Virginia Military Institute, and her two children, Harrison and Margaret. She is the daughter of Grover C. Outland, Jr., a 1951 graduate of the W&L School of Law.