May 6 - June 3, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 8
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Leitao named 'Hoos first African-American head coach
Flagship universities must pursue excellence and access
Outstanding Contribution Award winners announced
Two-time university president rekindles love of teaching and scholarship
100 years since U.Va.'s first presidential inauguration
2005 Teaching Awards
Championing the 'F-word'
Well, well... Students' health tops University's concerns
Loud and clear; Gausvik says he's listening
Lyder blazes a busy trail at Nursing School
Researchers, environment win big in pollution cases
Documentary 'Rising Up' examines civil rights movement
Spring procurement vendor fair June 1
Iris: 25 and hitting its stride

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Flagship universities must pursue excellence and access

Is success spoiling our great public universities? A growing number of educators, state legislators, and high-school students and their families have been asking that question. The answer is complicated. Full story

Bush given latest George Washington volume
White House photo by Eric Draper
On April 29, editors of The Papers of George Washington, based at U.Va., presented President George W. Bush with the latest volume (the 12th of a projected 21 volumes) in the “Presidential Series.” Standing in the Oval Office (from left) are President Bush; Theodore J. Crackel, editor-in-chief of the papers; Christine Sternberg Patrick, editor; Philander D. Chase, senior editor; John C. Pinheiro, editor; and Bruce Cole, chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities. The inscription to President Bush from the four editors stated: “We are honored to present to you this volume, which follows President George Washington into his second term of office. As you too begin your second term, we wish for you the same gifts of wisdom and success that Providence bestowed on the first G.W.”

Leitao named 'Hoos first African-American head coach

Dave Leitao’s recent hiring as the men’s basketball coach represents a near-perfect stance for the University: one foot stepping boldly forward, the other firmly rooted in tradition.Full story

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