April 15 - May 5, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 7
Back Issues
Rankings - Graduate schools fare well
BOV plan seeks $1 billion in building over next six years
Board sets tuition and fees for 2005-2006
Faculty actions
Improving faculty recruitment searches
Officials warn: Stay away from computer porn
The view from the Grounds: Students talk diversity
U21 Conference
Sustaining dialogue on diversity
Harper to speak at U.Va. April 27
Band, graduate research benefit from bowl proceeds
U.Va. celebrates Garden Week April 19
A physical evening
Whodunnit — Who knows?
U.Va. continues push to welcome diverse class throug 'AccessUVa'

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BOV plan seeks $1 billion in building over next six years

More than $1 billion worth of capital projects are in the budget for the next six years, if all goes according to plan, under a program approved on April 2 by the Board of Visitors. Full story

Varisty Hall
Dan Addison
Varsity Hall, built in 1858 as U.Va.’s first infirmary, was inched down a gravel slope to a wooden structure between Randall and Cobb halls on April 9. The move makes room for an addition to Rouss Hall, which will soon house the McIntire School of Commerce. The school’s new Lawn space was one of many capital projects the Board of Visitors discussed recently. Groundbreaking for McIntire’s project is today at 12:30.

Board sets tuition and fees

The Board of Visitors voted on Monday to increase in-state undergraduate tuition and fees by $580 annually, an increase lower than what had been earlier projected for the 2005-2006 academic year. Out-of-state students will pay an additional $1,400. Full story

Rankings: Graduate schools fare well

Five of the University’s graduate schools continue to be ranked among the best in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News & Word Report annual rankings of graduate schools and programs, which were released April 1. Full story

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