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In 2011, Teaching Remained at Heart of U.Va.'s Mission

UVA Today | December 20, 2011

Exceptional teaching and new courses, programs and degrees enriched the U.Va. student experience in 2011. The focus resonated from the top down, with President Teresa A. Sullivan, a highly regarded sociologist, teaching as well as leading the University in her first full year in office. More.

'Hoos Going to Atlanta? University Will Be Ready for You

UVA Today | December 20, 2011

The tens of thousands of University of Virginia football fans headed to Atlanta to cheer on the Cavaliers in the Chick-fil-A Bowl should find plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow Wahoos before the New Year's Eve game. More.

Enhancements Made to Employees' Work Lives

UVA Today | December 20, 2011

The University of Virginia administration focused some of its attention in 2011 on the working environment for staff and faculty. In March, a wide-ranging staff survey, designed by U.Va.'s Center for Survey Research, was conducted. More.

State Lawmakers Outline Differing Visions for Virginia Retirement System

UVA Today | December 20, 2011

State lawmakers must focus on the long-term health of the Virginia Retirement System both during the coming General Assembly session and for years to come, area legislators said Tuesday during a forum at the University of Virginia. More.

2011 in Review: University Leadership Comes Into Focus

UVA Today | December 19, 2011

First Sullivan, then Strine, then Simon. The leadership transition that began in August 2010 with the arrival of Teresa A. Sullivan as the University of Virginia's eighth president played out this year, as she filled two key positions following high-profile searches. More.

The New Year Is Already Presenting Its Challenges

UVA Today | December 16, 2011

Think 2011 was busy? Wait until you see 2012. A quick look into the crystal ball shows that we at the University of Virginia will have a lot on our collective plates. More.

Sullivan Discusses Leadership and Staff Survey Results with Employee Councils

UVA Today | December 12, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan shared ideas about leadership that guide her in her job and discussed the importance of the staff survey when she spoke Wednesday to the executive committee of the Employee Communication Councils. More.

Faculty Senate to Implement University-Wide Faculty Survey in Spring

UVA Today | December 8, 2011

The University of Virginia's Faculty Senate will deploy a survey this spring designed to measure faculty opinion, satisfaction and productivity, according to a presentation during a senate meeting Wednesday. More.

Journalist, Author and Cancer Advocate Katie Couric, '79 Alumna, Will Speak at 2012 Finals

UVA Today | December 6, 2011

Award-winning journalist and TV personality, well-known cancer advocate and New York Times best-selling author Katie Couric, who graduated from the University of Virginia in 1979, will deliver the commencement address at the University's 183rd Final Exercises on May 20. President Teresa A. Sullivan made the selection from nominations forwarded by the Public Occasions Subcommittee of the Commencement and Convocations Committee, which comprises students and faculty. More.

'Technologically Inspiring' Rice Hall is Dedicated

UVA Today | November 19, 2011

The task of designing the University of Virginia's newest science and technology building was nothing if not daunting, said Paul Rice, namesake of Rice Hall, at its dedication on Friday. U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan noted that Rice Hall broke ground in 2009, along with the neighboring Physical and Life Sciences Building, dedicated last month by the College of Arts & Sciences. More.

UVA President Responds To Penn State Incident

1070 WINA | November 13, 2011

UVA President Teresa Sullivan has responded to the alleged events at Penn State. Sullivan says it is important to take the opportunity to reflect when something of this nature happens to make sure the proper systems and people are in place. More.

Board Highlights Research and Teaching at Quarterly Meeting

UVA Today | November 13, 2011

The University of Virginia's teaching and research took center stage as the Board of Visitors held its quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday in the Rotunda. More.

New Technology Gives Life to '4-VA' Consortium of State Universities

UVA Today | November 4, 2011

Thursday afternoon, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan strolled across Grounds to take part in a meeting with her counterparts at three other Virginia universities, Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and John T. Chambers, chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems, the global technology company. More.

Research Is Key to Undergraduate Experience and Education, Adams Says

UVA Today | October 28, 2011

You have to make mistakes to learn, Vice Provost J. Milton Adams told members of the class of 2013 at Friday's Fall Convocation in the John Paul Jones Arena. More.

U.Va.'s New Financial Model Will Align Resources to the Mission

UVA Today | October 25, 2011

A new method of financial management that will better align the University of Virginia's resources with its core missions of education, research, patient care and service, while promoting transparency and entrepreneurship, is taking shape. More.

Fall Convocation Highlights University of Virginia's Family Weekend Schedule

UVA Today | October 25, 2011

The annual Fall Convocation ceremony – at which the University of Virginia will present the Thomas Jefferson Awards and honor its top students midway through their undergraduate careers – headlines Family Weekend activities. More.

U.Va. College of Arts & Sciences to Dedicate Physical and Life Sciences Research Building

UVA Today | October 17, 2011

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia will dedicate its new, state-of-the-art Physical and Life Sciences Research Building on Friday at 3 p.m. University President Teresa A. Sullivan and Jim Galloway, associate dean for the sciences, will speak at the dedication.More.

Two-Day Batten School Conference Will Dedicate New Garrett Hall Home

UVA Today | October 14, 2011

The University of Virginia's Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will celebrate and officially dedicate its new Garrett Hall home with two days of events Oct. 20-21, 2011. U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan and members of the Board of Visitors will officially dedicate Garrett Hall. More.

U.Va. Expands Accelerated Bachelor's-Master's Programs

UVA Today | September 21, 2011

Early in her tenure, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan proposed a more formal "3+1" program to allow students to complete bachelor's and master's degrees in four years. This fall, the University is offering more guidance and options for students who want to follow that path. More.

UVa's Sullivan sees opportunity in ACC expansion

Daily Progress | September 7, 2011

In the wake of the announcement that ACC will add the University of Pittsburgh and Syracuse University to its roster, Teresa A. Sullivan, the University of Virginia's president and a noted sports fan, shared a few thoughts. More.

U.Va. Remains No. 2 Public in Top 25 of U.S. News & World Report Rankings

UVA Today | September 13, 2011

Eroding state support and tight budgets notwithstanding, the University of Virginia remained ranked at No. 25 in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, released today. More.

Sullivan calls for more funding for research

Daily Progress | September 7, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan issued a call for greater funding of university-based research as a means of promoting economic development in a speech Wednesday. More.

Universities Drive 'Virtuous Cycle' of Investment, Discovery and Research, Sullivan Says

UVA Today | September 7, 2011

Mired in a weak economy and fearful of another recession, Americans must turn to a time-tested engine for growth -- its higher education system -- to keep pace with the rest of the world, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan told an audience of about 200 people who had turned out for the first of the Miller Center's fall forums Wednesday. More.

Sullivan Calls UVA First Years "Strongest" Ever

C-Ville Weekly | August 30, 2011

During a press conference last week, UVA President Teresa Sullivan introduced the school's newest recruits to the public. Of the 3,450 first year students, 67 percent come from Virginia, 91 percent were in the top 10 percent of their high school classes, and they averaged 1,339 on their SATs. More.

University to Dedicate Hunter Smith Band Building Friday

UVA Today | August 29, 2011

The University of Virginia will host a dedication ceremony Friday for the new state-of-the-art Hunter Smith Band Building. More.

New Online Safety Training Goes Live

UVA Today | August 25, 2011

The University of Virginia's Office of Emergency Preparedness and a specially appointed Violence Prevention Committee – with help from students, faculty and staff – have developed an online training video, "Hoos Making a Safer Community," to help the University community identify potentially troubling situations and respond with appropriate interventions. More.

President Sullivan Introduces New Executive Team, Lays Out Priorities

UVA Today | August 24, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan, who earlier this month wrapped up her first year in office, has her sights set on the next 12 months, and beyond. At a media briefing Wednesday in the Dome Room of the Rotunda – also attended by many deans and administrators – she introduced the team that will help her lead the way. More.

John D. Simon, To Become University of Virginia's Executive Vice President and Provost

UVA Today | August 24, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan today named John D. Simon, Duke University's vice provost for academic affairs and a respected scientist, as executive vice president and provost, effective Sept. 1. More.

Sullivan announces new UVa provost

Daily Progress | August 24, 2011

The University of Virginia announced the selection of a chemist and administrator from Duke University as the school's new executive vice president and provost Wednesday. More.

Honor Keynote Address and Cookies at Carr's Hill Cap Busy Move-In Weekend

UVA Today | August 22, 2011

Bracketed by rain and thundershowers on Friday and Sunday, the first two-day move-in weekend at the University of Virginia went smoothly. First-year students lined up Friday to check in at the Student Activities Building an hour before they could move into their new homes away from home. More.

Sullivan Greets New Wahoos And Their Families

1070 WINA | August 22, 2011

The University of Virginia has formally welcomed its Class of 2015. President Teresa Sullivan (pictured) provided advice Sunday about the importance of student safety. More.

University of Virginia's Sullivan: 'You might be a helicopter parent if...'

Washington Post | August 22, 2011

On Saturday afternoon, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan welcomed the parents of incoming first-year students — and begged them not to hover over their children. More.

The State of the University: Q&A with President Teresa Sullivan

Virginia Magazine | Summer 2011

It's a busy time at the University. Enrollment growth. Budget questions. Maintenance of the Rotunda. The list goes on. To help clarify some of these issues and explain how U.Va. is approaching the challenges it faces, we sat down with President Teresa A. Sullivan for a wide-ranging interview. More.

Summer Reading, Part III: True and Cautionary Tales

UVA Today | July 26, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan, president of the University of Virginia, and Robert F. Bruner, dean of the Darden School of Business, suggest several books that explore less well-known and more personal sides of well-known figures, literary and military. More.

U.Va. Seeks to Block Invading Emerald Ash Borers

UVA Today | July 5, 2011

The emerald ash borer is a bright green menace. While at the University of Michigan, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan saw firsthand what the beetle can do. More.

Survey Says: Staff Report Overall Satisfaction With U.Va. as a Place to Work

UVA Today | June 26, 2011

University of Virginia employees are generally very satisfied with the University as a place to work and they expect to continue working here, according to the results of a wide-ranging survey conducted in March. More.

Staff Invited to June 24 Town Hall Meeting to Hear Survey Results

UVA Today | June 17, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan invites all classified and University staff to join her in a town hall meeting on June 24 at 10 a.m. in the South Lawn's Nau Lecture Hall to discuss the results of the Academic Division Staff Survey. More.

Officials Break Ground for Battle Building, U.Va.'s Children's Hospital

UVA Today | June 9, 2011

University of Virginia officials broke ground today for the Battle Building at the U.Va.'s Children's Hospital, the newest addition to the University Health System. More.

The Power Issue

C-Ville | June 21, 2011

Time, suggested Thomas Jefferson, often turns the powerful into tyrants—a curious remark from a person whose legacy still dictates the culture and image of our city's largest employer. But as C-VILLE assembled its new Power Issue we learned that, in the two years since we last ranked our mightiest locals, time can turn the powerful into just about anything. More.

Former Students, Colleagues Honor Leading Psychology Methodologist Nesselroade with 'Festschrift' Retirement Celebration

UVA Today | June 1, 2011

Colleagues and former students gathered Monday in the Rotunda to honor John R. Nesselroade, who retires this month after a 20-year tenure as Hugh Scott Hamilton Professor of Psychology in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, with a special "festschrift" celebration. More.

Graduation Ritual Launches Fresh New Class Into the World

UVA Today | May 22, 2011

"Daddy! Daddy! Daddy!" the young girls chanted Sunday as their hero walked back up the Lawn toward a dozen or so family members, gathered just outside the shadow of the Rotunda. More.

Farewell, class of 2011

Daily Progress | May 22, 2011

Sent on their way with an admonition from Gov. Bob McDonnell to be civil and not cynical, the class of 2011 graduated in front of a teeming crowd Sunday at the University of Virginia. Read More.

Over 6,200 Receive Degrees at UVA's 182nd Final Exercises

WVIR NBC-29 | May 22, 2011

More than 6,200 students have degrees in hand and can now call themselves University of Virginia alumni. Read More.

Special Olympics President Urges U.Va. Graduates to Say 'Yes'

UVA Today | May 21, 2011

"Say 'yes' to more in life" was the charge to the University of Virginia's Class of 2011 from J. Brady Lum, president and chief operating officer of Special Olympics International, during today's Valedictory Exercises keynote address. More.

Special Olympics head addresses Valediction crowd

Daily Progress | May 21, 2011

University of Virginia alumnus J. Brady Lum, president and chief operating officer of the Special Olympics and a 1989 graduate of UVa's College of Arts and Sciences, gave the valedictory address to more than 100 graduates and their families on Saturday.Read More.

Sullivan Awards Honor Three For 'Highest Qualities of Heart and Mind'

UVA Today | May 19, 2011

The recipients of the 2011 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards at the University of Virginia are Ishraga Eltahir and Ethan Heil, who will graduate this weekend, and Valerie H. Gregory, associate dean and director of outreach in the Office of Undergraduate Admission. More.

University of Virginia Prepares for 182nd Final Exercises'

UVA Today | May 19, 2011

Just weeks after President Teresa A. Sullivan's inauguration on the Lawn, the University of Virginia community will again gather there May 21 and 22, this time in honor of the Class of 2011. More.

   

Women's Center to Honor Carol Wood with 2011 Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award

UVA Today | May 17, 2011

The University of Virginia Women's Center has selected Carol S. Wood as the recipient of the 2011 Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award. More.

U.Va. Keeps $3B Campaign Goal In Sight

WCAV CBS-19 | May 15, 2011

Approximately $600 million stands between the University of Virginia and a $3 billion fundraising campaign. More.

UVa making final push in $3 billion campaign

Daily Progress | May 14, 2011

Robert D. Sweeney has less than eight months to raise roughly $600 million. If he can pull it off, he'll bring to a close a $3 billion fundraising campaign for the University of Virginia. Read More.

Sullivan Names Johns Hopkins' Michael Strine as University's Executive VP and COO

UVA Today | May 12, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan today named Michael Strine executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective July 1. More.

Great gifts bestowed upon UVa

Daily Progress | May 9, 2011

The University of Virginia has received several significant gifts recently. Read More.

U.Va. revising sexual-misconduct policy

Richmond Times Dispatch | May 6, 2011

The University of Virginia plans to revise its sexual-misconduct policy to broaden the scope of offenses and to lower the standard of evidence necessary to find a student guilty. More.

U.Va. Revises Sexual Misconduct Policy; Goal to Become National Model

UVA Today | May 4, 2011

In December, the University of Virginia launched the first major review of its sexual misconduct policy and procedures since 2005. More.

Coulter Foundation Award Creates a $20 Million U.Va. Endowment for Translational Research in Biomedical Innovation

UVA Today | May 3, 2011

The University of Virginia and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation have teamed to create a $20 million endowment to foster research collaboration between biomedical engineers and clinicians, with the goal of developing new technologies to improve patient care and human health. More.

Award-Winning Teachers Cultivate Curiosity, Change Hearts and Minds

UVA Today | April 28, 2011

The University of Virginia honored 20 award-winning teachers at a banquet Wednesday night in the Rotunda Dome Room. More.

U.Va. and Partner Schools Help Prepare Future Minority Scientists and Engineers

UVA Today | April 28, 2011

The University of Virginia recently hosted minority undergraduates from several colleges and universities in Virginia and North Carolina in a symposium that showcased the students' research projects in science, technology, engineering and math. More.

Faculty Senate Backs Sustainability Statement

UVA Today | April 22, 2011

The University of Virginia's Faculty Senate, meeting April 19, unanimously endorsed a statement on sustainability to be presented to the Board of Visitors.More.

Tensions rise in UVa pay hike discussions

Daily Progress | April 20, 2011

The professed goodwill that had marked discussions between the University of Virginia's administration and the protestors seeking better wages for university workers seems to be evaporating quickly this week. Read More.

Inaugural Walk Kicks Off Volkssporting at U.Va.

UVA Today | April 18, 2011

Demonstrating her dedication to both community involvement and health and fitness, President Teresa A. Sullivan led the way on the Cavalier Volkssporting Club's first ever volksmarch on Sunday. More.

Inaugural Walk Kicks Off Volkssporting at U.Va.

UVA Today | April 18, 2011

Demonstrating her dedication to both community involvement and health and fitness, President Teresa A. Sullivan led the way on the Cavalier Volkssporting Club's first ever volksmarch on Sunday. More.

Sullivan steps out

C-Ville | April 19, 2011

Cloaked in orange and blue robes, Teresa Sullivan was inaugurated Friday as the first female president in UVA's nearly 200 year history. The ceremony, held outside Old Cabell Hall, drew an audience of faculty, students, and community members that spilled halfway up the Lawn. More.

Academic Symposium Explores Ways of Bringing Scholarly Rigor to the Art of Teaching

UVA Today | April 18, 2011

Teaching has always been an important responsibility for University of Virginia faculty members. An academic symposium last week, "Using Evidence to Improve Teaching and Learning in Higher Education," sent an unambiguous message: It is time for every professor to pay heed to what, and how, their students are learning. More.

Sullivan Inaugurated as Eighth University President

Virginia Magazine | April 17, 2011

Laying her left hand on a tattered family Bible dating from the 19th century, Teresa A. Sullivan today took the oath of office and was inaugurated as a 21st-century president of the University of Virginia. More.

Sullivan Sworn In as University's Eighth President

UVA Today | April 15, 2011

Laying her left hand on a tattered family Bible dating from the 19th century, Teresa A. Sullivan today took the oath of office and was inaugurated as a 21st-century president of the University of Virginia. More.

UVA President Focuses on 'New Revolution' During Inauguration

WVIR NBC-29 | April 15, 2011

Laying her left hand on a tattered family Bible dating from the 19th century, Teresa A. Sullivan today took the oath of office and was inaugurated as a 21st-century president of the University of Virginia. Read More.

U.Va. formally installs its new president

Richmond Times Dispatch | April 15, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan formally became the University of Virginia's eighth president and first woman to hold the post Friday. More.

Five questions for Teresa A. Sullivan

Daily Progress | April 15, 2011

Q: On a personal level, what does it mean to you to be the first woman president of the University of Virginia? Read More.

UVa installs eighth - and first woman - president

Daily Progress | April 15, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan formally became the University of Virginia's eighth president and first woman to hold the post Friday."Dominating education is the key to national security and economic competitiveness," Sullivan told a crowd of thousands gathered on UVa's Lawn.

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Greene girl a special guest after writing Sullivan a letter

Daily Progress | April 15, 2011

When University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan was sworn in Friday, among those in the crowd was a 12-year-old girl who one day wants to lead a big organization too. More.

A History of University of Virginia Inaugurations

UVA Today | April 15, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan will be inaugurated today as the University of Virginia's eighth president. In preparation for that event, Alexander G. "Sandy" Gilliam Jr., the University's protocol and history officer, prepared a history of presidential inaugurations at the University, an abbreviated version of which follows: More.

A historic moment for U.Va.

Daily Progress | April 15, 2011

Friday's Daily Progress included a special section on the inauguration of Teresa A. Sullivan as U.Va.'s eighth president. As of midday Friday, the contents were not posted online. More.

At UVa, an inaugural celebration

Daily Progress | April 14, 2011

Editorial- During a recent visit to this newspaper, Leonard Sandridge offered valuable insight into the contributions of past presidents at the University of Virginia. More.

Teresa Sullivan to be installed as UVa's 8th president on Friday

Associated Press | April 14, 2011

The University of Virginia is set to formally install its eighth president. Inauguration ceremonies for Teresa A. Sullivan are scheduled for Friday afternoon on the historic Lawn in Charlottesville. More.

Expert seeks evidence-based education reforms

Daily Progress | April 14, 2011

Academics must make deliberate, data-driven efforts to improve the way they teach, according to Lee S. Shulman, president emeritus of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. More.

Interfaith Service Kicks Off Events Leading Up To Sullivan's Inauguration

WCAV CBS-19 | April 14, 2011

The University of Virginia community came together Wednesday in an interfaith celebration to honor its new president, Teresa Sullivan, as she continues the tradition set by Thomas Jefferson. More.

UVa Prepares for Sullivan's Inauguration

WCAV CBS-19 | April 13, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan became the University of Virginia's eighth president and first female leader on August 1, 2010. On Friday, she will officially be inaugurated into office. UVa has planned several events this week leading up to the ceremony. More.

UVa has host of activities surrounding Sullivan's inauguration

Daily Progress | April 12, 2011

The University of Virginia has several events planned this week in connection with the inauguration of Teresa A. Sullivan as the university's eighth president. The inauguration ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Friday on the UVa Lawn. More.

The Wait Is Over: Inauguration Week Arrives

UVA Today | April 11, 2011

"It's not about me," is President Teresa A. Sullivan's most frequent comment about this week's inauguration festivities. So she and University of Virginia students, faculty and staff will be the center of attention for her official installation this week as U.Va.'s eighth president. More.

Talking with UVa President Sullivan

Daily Progress | April 10, 2011

A question and answer session with the University of Virgnia president, Teresa A. Sullivan. More.

Sullivan Meets the Press on Eve of Inauguration, Announces Renovation of New Cabell

UVA Today | April 7, 2011

After World War II, with an influx of veterans entering the University of Virginia on the GI Bill, New Cabell Hall was built. Sitting behind its more stately sister, Old Cabell Hall, it was a practical, quick – and architecturally uninspired – bit of college construction to accommodate an expanding student body. More.

Funding for UVA to Renovate Building Built Just After WWII

Richmond Times Dispatch | April 7, 2011

Officials at the University of Virginia say the state is giving the school $64.5 million to renovate a classroom building built after World War II. More.

President Sullivan Appoints Marcus Martin University VP and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity

UVA Today | April 1, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan today named Dr. Marcus Martin as vice president and chief officer for diversity and equity. More.

For Women Seeking to Advance in Academe, Advice From 4 Who Made It to the Top

The Chronicle of Higher Education| March 24, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan, the first female president of the University of Virginia, also had some advice on the topic of speaking up: "Have the sound bite at the end of the conversation." More.

U.Va. Volunteers to Mark Inauguration with Day of Service

UVA Today | March 17, 2011

Members of the University of Virginia community are invited to participate in a Day of Service on April 16, as part of inauguration week activities for U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan. More.

University of Virginia to formally install President Teresa Sullivan at April ceremony

Washington Post | March 16, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan will be formally installed next month as the eighth president of the state's flagship university. More.

The Gray Wave

Inside Higher Ed | March 8, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan, president of the University of Virginia, said ...the prospect of retiring can seem threatening to faculty members' sense of themselves, and many want more than anything to keep an office or lab space on campus after they retire. More.

University presidents plan inaugurations

Richmond Times Dispatch | February 21, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan will be inaugurated in April with a week of activities that will include an interfaith vigil, an academic symposium and a scenic walk on the historic Grounds. More.

Welcoming a President: What does the University have in store for Teresa Sullivan's inauguration?

Cavalier Daily | February 14, 2011

Although Teresa A. Sullivan has been in office since August, the University community will wait until April 15 to officially inaugurate her as the University's eighth president. The inauguration will include a five-day, community-wide celebration, inviting students, faculty and staff to gather at the Lawn and ground themselves in the founding values of the University while looking forward to the mission foreseen by the institution's newest leader. More.

Sullivan Kicks Off New Interdisciplinary Initiative in Social Sciences

UVA Today | February 10, 2011

President Teresa A. Sullivan on Monday kicked off a spring lecture series sponsored by the Quantitative Collaborative, a new initiative of the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences that aims to marry quantitative research and the social sciences and use the data to shape public policy at the highest levels. More.

Sullivan Launches Search to Find Provost Garson's Successor

UVA Today | February 10, 2011

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan today announced the creation of the search committee charged with identifying and recommending a successor for Dr. Arthur Garson Jr., executive vice president and provost. More.

U.Va. Faculty Senate Reviews Plans for Presidential Inauguration

UVA Today | February 9, 2011

The University of Virginia's Faculty Senate reviewed plans for the inauguration of President Teresa A. Sullivan at its regular meeting Tuesday in Newcomb Hall. More.

Sullivan's Inauguration on April 15 to Set the Tone for Historic Presidency at U.Va.

UVA Today | January 31, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan spent the first seven months after she was named president of the University of Virginia in January 2010 learning as much as she could about the institution - mostly from afar, as she completed her duties at the University of Michigan as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. More.

UVa Announces Official Inauguration of President Sullivan

WCAV CBS-19 | January 31, 2011

Teresa A. Sullivan spent the first seven months after she was named president of the University of Virginia in January 2010 learning as much as she could about the institution - mostly from afar, as she completed her duties at the University of Michigan as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. More.

Gov. McDonnell Will Be U.Va.'s 2011 Commencement Speaker

UVA Today | January 25, 2011

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell will deliver the commencement address at the University of Virginia's 182nd Final Exercises on May 22. He will speak on the Lawn following the traditional academic procession, which begins at 10 a.m. More.

Mary Reese honored at MLK event

Daily Progress | January 17, 2011

A host of Charlottesville residents of a variety of faiths gathered Sunday evening at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church for the community's 26th annual celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. More.

U.Va. Bachelor's Degree-Completion Program Coming To Richmond

UVA Today | January 11, 2011

The University of Virginia's Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree-completion program, which features part-time evening classes tailored to working adults, will be offered in the Richmond area starting in fall 2012 through new partnerships with John Tyler and J. Sargeant Reynolds community colleges. More.

U.Va. Holds on to No. 3 Ranking in Kiplinger's 2011 'Best Value' Issue

UVA Today | January 04, 2011

The University of Virginia retained its No. 3 ranking for the fifth time in six years in the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" list, released today by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. More.

At UVA, growth vs. tuition / Sullivan fights for state funds, new faculty

C-Ville Weekly | January 04, 2011

Following the retirement of longtime University of Virginia President John T. Casteen III, Teresa A. Sullivan became the eighth - and first woman - president of the state's flagship university on Aug. 1. More.

Top 10 Stories of the Year: Sullivan Takes Over At UVA

Daily Progress | January 03, 2011

Following the retirement of longtime University of Virginia President John T. Casteen III, Teresa A. Sullivan became the eighth — and first woman — president of the state's flagship university on Aug. 1. More.