June 3 - 16, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 10
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Finals: year's greatest on-Grounds production
Tight $1.88 billion budget wins Finance Committee backing
Grisham takes on task of replacing the University's 10-year-old Integrated Student Information System
Warner names three Health System leaders to task force
11 employees win Outstanding Contribution Awards
Employees celebrating 5, 10, 15 ... years of service
Popular teens can cave to peer pressure
Series brings 'GardenStory' to life

'Seeing the other' exhibit now on dislay

Information Technology Conference set for June 22
Relay for life to feature marathon production
Student's cross-country bus trip to test viability of alternative fuel

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During Final Exercises on May 22, the University awarded 3,364 baccalaureate degrees; 487 first professional degrees; and 2,039 graduate degrees, including 313 Ph.D.s, 25 doctor of education degrees and three doctor of juridical science degrees. Reginald Brown, 67 at the time of his graduation, was the oldest person to graduate; Isabelle Stanton, 19, was the youngest. Both earned master’s degrees.

That’s a wrap
Finals: Year’s greatest on-Grounds production

With all due admiration for the many rich cultural experiences produced on Grounds – the plays, concerts, exhibitions, symposia, lectures and so on – the most well-orchestrated and dramatic event of the year arguably took place on May 22 under the billing “Finals Weekend 2005.” Full story

Budget set
Tight $1.88 billion budget wins Finance Commitee

The U.Va. Board of Visitors’ Finance Committee unanimously endorsed a $1.88 billion budget for the 2005-2006 fiscal year on May 25, an 8 percent increase over this year’s spending plan. Full story

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