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Aug. 26- Sept. 8, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 14
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U.Va. holds steady at No. 2

Faculty diversity rising
Sponsored research tops $300 million
University fills four key posts
Groh gets new contract
Digest
A global perspective
Deily: 'Let your conscience by your guide'
Crumpler cuts the lights and advocates more conscious energy use
Leadership lessons from Shakespeare prove timely
Staff discount tickets now on sale for Sept. 5 football game
Leading conservationist Pressey to lecture, teach at U.Va. in September
New O-Hill Dining Hall now open for business
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U.Va. holds steady at No. 2
U.Va. continued to hold its own, remaining No. 2 among national public universities behind only the University of California-Berkeley. Full story
Faculty diversity rising
Search committees required to have EOP training
To improve the hiring process for search committees and help diversify the faculty, Gertrude Fraser, vice provost for faculty advancement, is devoting new efforts to strengthen recruiting and hiring practices. Full story
Sponsored research tops $300 million
Grants and contracts attract best scientists and students, boost local economy
F
or the first time, U.Va. researchers topped $300 million in grants and contracts during the 2004-2005 fiscal year, a milestone in the University’s drive to upgrade its research enterprise. Full story

University fills four key posts
In addition to the 3,400 incoming students and more than 200 new faculty members joining the ranks, the University filled four key posts this summer. Full story

 
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