The University of Virginia has moved up two spots to No. 14 in the Princeton Review’s 2016 list of the top-50 schools that give the highest return on the cost of tuition. “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck – 2016 Edition” contains six other top-25 school rankings that focus on different aspects of financial aid and career preparation. UVA ranked seventh for best return for students who do not qualify for financial aid (up four spots) and 11th for best alumni network. More
P.O. Box 400228
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4228
- Megan K. Lowe
The Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer is charged by the Board of Visitors and the President with overseeing the financial operations of the University, including the Medical Center, and supporting special initiatives that have a University-wide impact.
The EVP-COO partners with the Provost and others to foster strong relationships between academic and administrative areas, ensuring strong and sustainable resources to finance academic excellence. Current priorities focus on achieving Organizational Excellence across academic and administrative areas, shifting to a new internal budget model that fosters entrepreneurial and collaborative actions in all schools and units, and implementing a long-term financial plan for academic excellence to provide the foundation for implementing the University's strategic plan.
It takes a lot of money to run a University. UVA's $1.52 billion Academic Division budget has to cover everything from professors' salaries to books for the library to landscaping to new technologies for labs. And budgeting for a complex organization like UVA is no simple task. More