Cherno to head Hereford College
Cherno, the Joseph L. Vaughan Professor of Humanities in the School
of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been chosen as the new
principal for Hereford
Residential College. He will begin his term July 1, succeeding
architecture professor Daniel Bluestone, who has served as the
residential collegešs principal for the past five years.
a member of the faculty since 1980, chaired the division of humanities
in the School of Engineering from 1980 to 1990.
and his wife Dolores (Dee) are no strangers to Hereford College;
they lived there when Melvin Cherno served as the first principal
of the college from 1991 to 1996. They will again live in Vaughan
House, the principalšs residence, and say they are looking forward
to working with a new generation of students.
Hereford Residential College houses approximately 500 students,
of whom about 125 are first-year students. Hereford is the second
residential college to be created at the University (Brown Residential
College, housing approximately 300, was the first). There are
tentative plans for a third residential college, an international
one, which could open as early as the Fall of 2001, according
to Associate Provost Shirley L. Menaker.
Hereford currently houses a large number of international students,
who enjoy the community aspects of a residential college. The
college offers many social events, short courses and opportunities
for interaction with resident faculty and faculty fellows.
the Hereford website at http: //hereford.virginia.edu for information
about the college and its offerings.