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Sept. 23 - Oct. 7, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 16
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Harvey first VP & chief officer for diversity & equity
Casteen, Board's diversiity commitrtee condemn acts of prejudice

Rainey to lead $3 billion campaign

Darden: 50 years of developing business leaders
Letter to editor
Digest
Two professors plan to watch their former student rocket into space
Beta bridge art project counters intolerance
Belanger wins MacArthur fellowship
Advisers coach student-athletes to compete in the classroom
University buses to run on biodiesel fuel
Student's vegetable-oil-powered car makes it from Virginia to Alaska and back
Rheuban receives Zintl Award
The price of education
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Harvey first VP & chief officer for diversity & equity

President John T. Casteen III has named William B. Harvey, a nationally known higher education expert on diversity in colleges and universities, the University’s first vice president and chief officer for diversity and equity. Full story


Showing solidarity
Casteen, Board’s diversity committee condemn acts of prejudice


The word spread quickly throughout the community on Sept. 16 — meet at the Rotunda steps at 5 p.m. U.Va. President John T. Casteen III and the Board of Visitors’ Special Committee on Diversity had a meeting earlier that day, and they wanted to let everyone know they are dedicated to continuing and strengthening efforts to create the best environment for diversity to flourish here. Full story

Rainey to lead $3 billion campaign
Richmond lawyer Gordon F. Rainey Jr. will lead the University’s $3 billion fund-raising campaign, U.Va. President John T. Casteen III announced on Sept. 12. Full story


Photographs by Dan Addison
Students gathered at the Rotunda on Sept. 16 to hear President John T. Casteen III (left) speak on matters of diversity and solidarity. Warren M. Thompson, head of the Board’s Special Committee on Diversity, also spoke to the crowd, which received black ribbons to wear to show their support, and the “Black Voices” choir sang.


 
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