masons Wallace Bruce (left) and Fulton Marshall, both of Fluvanna
and employees of M3 Masonry of Albemarle County, work on the
new front steps to the presidents residence on Carrs
Hill, tapping in a course of bricks over a concrete base. When
completed, the walkway will be in a herringbone pattern, which
Marshall said is common for pathways on Grounds.
urges stable funding for athletics
University will likely increase student fees and step up marketing
and private fund-raising efforts to ensure the long-term financial
stability of U.Va. athletics without tiering or eliminating any
not prepared to make recommendations about specific sports
today, Leonard W. Sandridge, executive vice president and chief
operating officer, told the Board of Visitors at its July 13 meeting
in Richmond. However, we do plan to get to that point.
conclusions reached, to date, based on a task force report and further
analysis by the boards Finance and Student Affairs and Athletics
committees and University staff, are as follows: U.Va. athletics
has not seen the financial crises experienced by many institutions;
academic performance requires ongoing attention; NCAA compliance
requires a consistent and continuing focus; U.Va. has the means
to address resource needs; and sound financial management is essential.
started new social order
Teachers explore Jamestowns impact
the 400th anniversary of the first permanent English settlement
in America, history teachers from around the country are participating
in a major reexamination of colonial America that takes a fresh
look at Jamestowns complex meaning for our national heritage.
historians, Native Americans, African-Americans and others are uncertain
about what they are to celebrate in the anniversary,
said Crandall Shifflett, director of graduate studies in history
at Virginia Tech, and William G. Thomas, director of U.Va.s
Center for Digital History, co-directors of the seminar, Jamestown
and the Formation of An American Culture. Full