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U.Va. Considers Borrowing up to $100M to Kick-Start AccessUVa Endowment

July 23, 2014

The University of Virginia is considering taking out a loan of up to $100 million to jumpstart funding for its financial aid program, AccessUVa.More

Lilly Endowment Grants $2.1 Million to U.Va.'s Project on Lived Theology

July 23, 2014

The University of Virginia's Project on Lived Theology has received a $2.1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to extend the project for five more years, from 2015 through 2019.More

July 1 Passes, Faculty Pay Increase Delayed

The Cavalier Daily | July 10, 2014

University President Teresa A. Sullivan recently wrote to the entire University community concerning several cuts in the Virginia appropriation for the University. The final state budget adds $8.2 million less than planned to the University's budget.More

Wynn, Sullivan, Others Request Same-Sex Partner Benefits

The Cavalier Daily | June 26, 2014

Recent University alumnus Brendan Wynn, along with 75 other students, faculty and administrators, sent a letter last Tuesday to Attorney General Mark Herring, urging the commonwealth to extend same-sex partner benefits to public employees in Virginia.More

Navy Secretary Challenges Graduates to Become the Next 'Greatest Generation'

May 18, 2014

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus asked the University of Virginia's Class of 2014 at Final Exercises on Sunday how they would serve others and their country as they proceed with their lives after leaving U.Va. More

A call to service: UVa holds 185th Final Exercises

Daily Progress | May 18, 2013

The University of Virginia conferred degrees on more than 6,000 students at its 185th Final Exercises on Sunday afternoon. The ceremony, which featured a speech from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, drew more than 30,000 people to the Lawn by university estimates. More.

Pamela Sutton-Wallace Named CEO of U.Va. Medical Center

May 9, 2014

Pamela Sutton-Wallace, senior vice president for hospital operations at Duke University Hospital, has been named chief executive officer of the University of Virginia Medical Center. More

Ian Baucom Appointed Dean of U.Va.'s College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

April 30, 2014

The University of Virginia today announced the appointment of Ian Baucom as the Buckner W. Clay Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. More

Student Survey Shows Clear Choice: Keep Final Exercises on The Lawn

April 30, 2014

Given three options for potential modifications to future Final Exercises, University of Virginia students left little doubt about where they stand on the issue – and where they'd like to stand during the ceremonies. More

President Sullivan's Undergrad Interns Learn Firsthand About Leadership

April 29, 2014

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan is an accomplished sociologist, and each spring she selects a handful of sociology undergraduates to intern in her office. More

University of Virginia Board Approves Tuition Rates for 2014-15

April 23, 2014

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors on Wednesday approved undergraduate tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year. The board's vote bolsters ongoing efforts to improve faculty and staff compensation, fuels initiatives of the University's strategic plan and covers state-mandated increases in U.Va.'s contribution to the Virginia Retirement System. More

University of Virginia Board to Set Tuition for 2014-15

April 17, 2014

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet April 23 to set undergraduate tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year. The meeting will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, a day after board members attend the inauguration of Donna Price Henry as the eighth chancellor of University of Virginia's College at Wise. More

Medalists Share Lessons of Natural World, National Tragedies and Leadership

April 12, 2014

The winners of this year's Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in Architecture, Law and Citizen Leadership each spoke on Thursday and Friday, sharing lessons learned, respectively, from the inspiration of the natural world; the raw emotions felt by victims of national tragedies; and the commonalities of successful leadership in many spheres. More

President Sullivan Revives Public Day, A 19th-Century U.Va. Tradition

April 8, 2014

Before the time of formal graduation exercises at the University of Virginia, faculty and students gathered with the public to learn the results of final exams and hear accomplished students present their research to the community. More

In London, U.Va. President Highlights New Strides in Global Programming

March 29, 2014

One of the University of Virginia's largest overseas constituencies is in the United Kingdom. President Teresa A. Sullivan traveled there last week to personally welcome newly admitted students and their parents to the U.Va. family and to highlight new strides at the University, particularly in global programming. More

New Rules Press Colleges To Improve Sexual Assault Procedures

90.9 WBUR | March 7, 2014

The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act takes effect today. It holds institutions of higher education responsible for the prevention of sexual violence, not just responding to it after assaults occur. More.

UVa's Mitchell Balancing Basketball, President's Internship

WCAV CBS-19 | February 26, 2014

Four University of Virginia students are interning for President Teresa Sullivan this semester, but one of them really stands out. That's because Akil Mitchell is six-foot-eight and the top rebounder for the ACC-leading Cavaliers. More.

Board Approves Masters Programs in Data Science, European Studies

February 21, 2014

The University of Virginia's Board of Visitors today approved a new degree program, a Master of Science in Data Science, to be offered beginning in the fall, pending approval from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, through the University's recently established Data Science Institute. More

University of Virginia Launches Search for IT Leadership Post, Names Permanent CIO

February 19, 2014

The University of Virginia has launched a search for a new vice president for digital initiatives. The University also announced the permanent appointment of Virginia Evans as chief information officer, a post she has held on an interim basis since July 1. More

Sullivan Celebrates More Than 100 U.Va. Authors at Annual Reception

February 12, 2014

On Tuesday, recently published University of Virginia faculty members gathered at Carr's Hill to celebrate their own accomplishments and the successes of their colleagues. U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan hosted the annual reception to recognize their work. More

A 'First Of Its Kind Conference' About Sexual Assault On Campus

NPR Public Radio | February 11, 2014

Nearly three years after the federal government issued guidelines for dealing with sexual misconduct on campus, administrators are meeting at the University of Virginia to discuss problems and progress. As Sandy Hausman of member station WVTF reports, leaders in higher education say they're struggling to understand and manage sexual assaults in the age of "hooking up." More.

College Leaders Focus on Sexual Misconduct at U.Va.-Hosted National Conference

February 11, 2014

Prevention, adjudication and education on the complex and difficult issues surrounding sexual misconduct on college campuses were a few of the issues the top leaders of six colleges and universities discussed at a University of Virginia conference Monday, "Dialogue at UVA: Sexual Misconduct Among College Students." More

Straight Talk on Sexual Violence

Inside Higher Ed | February 11, 2014

One of the lighter moments of a conference on campus sexual misconduct here at the University of Virginia on Monday followed a serious question from a student, who asked the six presidents on a much-anticipated panel how they were specifically assisting minority and low-income survivors, who are especially vulnerable to assault. More.

President Encourages Collaboration to Make Strategic Plan a Reality

February 3, 2014

Even with a successful track record that extends nearly 200 years, the University of Virginia cannot afford to stand still in the rapidly evolving world of higher education, President Teresa A. Sullivan said during remarks to the Faculty Senate and University community on Monday. More

A Storied Cape: U.Va. President Donates Mother's Nursing Cape to School of Nursing

January 27, 2014

She was a caped crusader of a different sort. Mary Elizabeth Finnegan, born on a farm in Bradford, Ill. in 1916, was just 25 years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. She enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps shortly afterward, and began a whirlwind of travel, service and nursing "under live fire" in the European theater in World War II. More

U.Va. To Host National Conference Focused on Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses

January 27, 2014

When President Obama announced last week the formation of a task force to address sexual assault on college campuses, the University of Virginia was putting the finishing touches on a conference that would tackle the same issues. More

U.Va. Mourns Death of Former Rector Joshua P. Darden Jr.

January 23, 2014

University of Virginia leaders on Thursday remembered former Rector Joshua P. Darden Jr. as "one of the University's all-time great leaders," who gave generously and selflessly to his alma mater. More

President Sullivan Participates in White House Summit on Expanding College Opportunities

January 16, 2014

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan attended an invitation-only event at the White House on Thursday to meet with President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and senior administration officials to discuss efforts aimed at increasing college opportunities. More

Sullivan Signs APLU Statement Opposing Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

January 2, 2014

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has joined other academic organizations and universities in opposition of a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan, who is secretary of the APLU Council of Presidents, is among the signatories of today's statement, issued by the organization's executive committee and its president. More