June 2, 2006
Vol. 37, Issue 10
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Finals 2006
Caplins give $4M
McIntire No. 2 in nation
Inventor of the Year
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Simply Outstanding
Scenes from a graduation
First job fair info session ‘overwhelming success’
22nd annual telethon set for June 3 and 4
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Finals 2006
On 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.

Finance OKs $1.97B budget

The Board 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 story.

Caplins give $4M

Plans 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.

McIntire No. 2 in nation

In its first ranking of undergraduate business schools, Business-
Week magazine placed the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce second among the nation’s best undergraduate business programs. Full story.


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