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President Casteen's Letter to Alumni and Friends of the University, October 2002
View a video about the General Obligation Bond Referendum (requires Real Player)
Telling Our Story to the New State Administration: U.Va. ResearchNews (opens PDF file)

General Obligation Bond Web Sites

Foundation 2002
College of William and Mary
George Mason University
James Madison University
Mary Washington College
Norfolk State University
Virginia Community College System
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Tech

Press Coverage

"U.Va. Leaders Celebrate Bond Referendum Victory" (U.Va. TopNews, Nov. 7)
"Schools Savor Victory Margin" (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Nov. 7)
"College Construction Bonds Get Nod in Virginia" (The Virginian-Pilot, Nov. 6)
"Capital Projects Bonds Approved" (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Nov. 6)
"City Expects High Turnout for Election" (The Cavalier Daily, Nov. 5)
"For State's Future, Keep Voting Yes" (The Virginian-Pilot, Nov. 4)
"Higher Education Bonds: Casteen Makes Case for Turnout on Bond Issue" (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Nov. 4)
"Students Back Bond Issues" (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Nov. 4)
"Bond Money Would Fund Hospital Construction" (The Cavalier Daily, Nov. 4)
"A General Obligation" (The Cavalier Daily, Nov. 4)
"Cast Your Ballot" (The Cavalier Daily, Nov. 4)
"Students Pass Bond in Mock Election" (The Cavalier Daily, Nov. 4)
"College Leaders Stress Need for Higher Education Bond Amendment" (The Coalfield Progress, Nov. 1)
"Bond Package to Spur Research" (InsideUVA, Nov. 1)
"$900 Million Would Help Update Colleges" (The Washington Post, Oct. 31)
"Voter Guide: The Higher Education Bond Referendum" (The Virginian-Pilot, Oct. 31)
"Casteen, Warner Make Last Push for Bond Referendum" (The Cavalier Daily, Oct. 31)
"Virginians Support Two Bond Referendums, Poll Finds"
(The Daily Progress, Oct. 30)
"Voters Back Bonds for State Parks, Colleges, Poll Says" (The Virginian-Pilot, Oct. 30)
"Virginia Voters Should Support Bond Issue" (Kingsport Times-News, Oct. 30)
"Virginia Bond Issues Aim to Improve College, Parks" (The Washington Post, Oct. 28)
"Bond-Issue Vote Critical to Colleges" (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Oct. 28)
"Kilgore Urges 'Yes' Vote on Bond Issues" (Kingsport Times-News, Oct. 28)
"Attorney General Returns to Alma Mater in Support of Bond Package" (Bristol Herald Courier, Oct. 28)
"Bonds Will Fund Specified Projects" (letter to the editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Oct. 28)
"Invest in Virginia" (The Washington Post, Oct. 24)
"Turnout Could Hurt Referendum" (The Daily Progress, Oct. 23)
"Pass November Bond Issue, Allen Urges at Rally" (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Oct. 23)
"Bonds Could Spell Sweet Relief" (Roanoke Times, Oct. 22)
"Bonds: Vote Yes" (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Oct. 21)
"A Far Reaching Vote" (The Cavalier Daily, Oct. 16)
"Virginia Keeps Highest Bond Rating Despite Budget Woes" (The Virginian-Pilot, Oct. 14)
"Bond Would Fund Critical Infrastructure" (U.Va. TopNews, Oct. 11)
"Tar Heels Set Example in Higher-Ed Vote" (The Virginian-Pilot, Oct. 5)
"Bonds Won't Spur Tax Increase, Advocates Say" (The Virginian-Pilot, Oct. 2)
"Rock 'n' Rally Gets Out the Vote" (U.Va. TopNews, Oct. 1)
"Students Band Together to Promote Bond" (The Daily Progress, Sept. 30)
"$846 Million Would Boost Public Colleges" (Staunton News Leader, Sept. 26)
"Warner Backs Bond During Rotunda Visit" (The Cavalier Daily, Sept. 24)
"Governor Attends U.Va. Bond Rally" (The Daily Progress, Sept. 24)
"Warner Visits, Rallies Support for Higher Education Bond" (U.Va. TopNews, Sept. 24)
"Officials: UVa Needs Money from Bonds to Make Repairs" (The Daily Progress, Sept. 23)
"First Rate, and Glum, on Virginia's College Campuses" (The Virginian-Pilot, Sept. 22)
"Virginia Students Promote Bond Sales" (The Washington Times, Sept. 20)
"Leaders Rally Bond Support; Warner Among Attendees of University Fundraiser" (The Daily Progress, Sept. 19)
"Tour of Grounds Promotes Bond Vote" (The Cavalier Daily, Sept. 19)
"Student PAC Battles for Bond Referendum" (The Cavalier Daily, Sept. 16)
"Apathy Is Greatest Fear on Education Bond Vote" (The Virginian-Pilot, Sept. 15)
"Leaders of Southwest Virginia's State Colleges Pushing $900 Million Bond Package" (Bristol Herald Courier, Sept. 12)
"November 5 Vote Gives State Colleges a Chance to Catch Up" (The Virginian-Pilot, Sept. 7)
"NSU Gets Spirited Start on Bond Issue" (The Virginian-Pilot, Sept. 6)
"College Leaders Pin Fiscal Hopes on Referendum" (The Daily Progress, Sept. 5)
"Casteen Joins Students in Bond Rally" (The Cavalier Daily, Sept. 4)
"Virginia Voters to Decide Future of Higher Education" (U.Va. TopNews, Aug. 30)
"1992 Bond Referendum Helped Transform University Grounds" (U.Va. TopNews, Aug. 30)

"Governor Kicks Off Statewide Bond Referendum Campaign" (U.Va. TopNews, Aug. 29)
"Colleges Remind Voters of November Building Referendum" (The Virginian-Pilot, Aug. 3)

Other Links

U.Va. President John T. Casteen III
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Virginia Business Higher Education Council

Virginia State Board of Elections web site - voter informati
on, absentee ballots

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