a day of bright sun and brighter smiles, more than
6,000 graduates received degrees during U.Va.’s Final
Exercises. For a complete wrap up, see Scenes
from a graduation.
OKs $1.97B budget
of Visitors’ Finance Committee approved
the 2006-2007 University budget on May 16. Overall,
University spending will be up 6.7 percent to $1.97
billion. Academic Division spending will increase 6
percent to $1.07 billion; Medical Center spending will
rise 7.4 percent to $866 million; and U.Va.-Wise will
see an 11.7 percent bump to $30.4 million. Full
for a major addition to the University of Virginia’s
Drama Building have taken a major step forward, thanks
to a $4 million contribution from U.Va. alumnus Mortimer
Caplin and his wife, Ruth. Full story.
No. 2 in nation
its first ranking of undergraduate business schools,
Week magazine placed the University of Virginia’s
School of Commerce second among the nation’s best undergraduate
business programs. Full story.