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Local Legislators Review Issues for the General Assembly at Forum

December 19, 2012

Area legislators, speaking Wednesday at the Dome Room of the University of Virginia's Rotunda, addressed a number of issues facing the state, including increasing the gasoline tax, the impact of federal government sequestration on the state's economy and governance issues at the University. More

President Sullivan Reacts To Connecticut Massacre

106.1 The Corner (WCNR) | December 17, 2012

The President of the University of Virginia is encouraging all members of the UVA community to come together in a spirit of compassion and support following Friday's violent rampage at a Connecticut school. More

Forum Participants Tackle Questions of Interdisciplinary Collaboration, How to Learn From What's Working Elsewhere

December 13, 2012

Community members from all corners of the University of Virginia gathered Thursday to discuss ways to boost interdisciplinary collaboration and span scholarly and administrative divides. More

Presidential Precinct a beacon for democracy

Daily Progress | December 12, 2012

Friendly young leaders from 25 nations have inaugurated one of the best new ideas to be adopted by the University of Virginia since women were admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1970. More.

Strategic Planning Forum Participants: U.Va. Has Responsibilities to Public

December 12, 2012

A roomful of University of Virginia community members offered feedback Wednesday to a group charged with assessing the University's role as a public institution. The Public University Working Group is one of seven such groups created as part of the strategic planning process launched earlier this year by President Teresa A. Sullivan. More

SACS Issues Warning to University

December 11, 2012

The University of Virginia today was placed on warning by its accrediting agency following a review of governance issues linked to the summer's resignation and reinstatement of President Teresa A. Sullivan. More

Seven Society Calls on University to Take Action; Reinforces Critical Message of Need To Be A More Caring Community

December 10, 2012

On Saturday, in a rare public statement, The Seven Society called on all members of the University of Virginia community to recommit to each other and to the institution to be a strong, caring community that does not tolerate injustice, but rather bands together to recognize what is wrong in our community and to work to right those wrongs. More

UVa-Wise names its new chancellor

Timesnews.net | December 7, 2012

The University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan on Friday announced Donna Price Henry, an experienced academic with extensive experience in higher leadership roles out of Florida, will be the eighth chancellor at The University of Virginia's College at Wise. More.

U.Va. To Host Public Forums As Part of Strategic Planning Process

December 6, 2012

Members of the University of Virginia community have an opportunity to share thoughts and recommendations about the University's future during a series of public forums that begins next week. More

UVa to Hold Strategic Plan Public Hearings

Daily Progress | December 5, 2012

The University of Virginia will hold a series of public forums beginning Dec. 12 as a part of the strategic planning process launched by President Teresa A. Sullivan. More.

Faculty Survey Results Show High Job Satisfaction

December 4, 2012

Faculty members at the University of Virginia are largely satisfied with U.Va. as a place to work. They're proud of the University, work long hours and value the employee benefits. More

Sullivan Appointed to Boards that Oversee Center for Innovative Technology

December 4, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has been appointed to the boards of directors that oversee the Center for Innovative Technology, a state-chartered non-profit organization that accelerates innovation and technology company creation, the CIT announced Tuesday. More

Sullivan to Participate in Miller Center Conference on Economic Impact of Highly Skilled Immigrants

November 20, 2012

The University of Virginia's Miller Center will hold a conference in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 7 to examine the impact that admission policies for highly skilled immigrants have on the U.S. economy. More

Sullivan Co-Chairs Food Drive for Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

November 14, 2012

The University of Virginia is going head-to-head against Old Dominion University, not only in the Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic on Dec. 22, but also in a food drive benefitting Virginia's food banks. U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan is co-chairing the drive with ODU President John R. Broderick. More

U.Va. Alters Governance Policies in Wake of Controversy

Inside Higher Ed | November 14, 2012

The University of Virginia announced Tuesday several changes to its institutional governance policies made in the wake of the university's tumultuous summer in which members of the institution's governing board forced the resignation of President Teresa Sullivan only to reappoint her two weeks later after significant campus pushback. More

Sullivan Outlines Vision to Establish U.Va. as a Leading Global University

November 13, 2012

In her first address focused solely on global affairs, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan lauded U.Va.'s study-abroad leaders for their many years of service and laid a framework to further U.Va's goal to become a leading global university. More

U.Va. Board Extends Sullivan's Employment Contract to 2016

November 9, 2012

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors voted unanimously Friday to extend the five-year contract of President Teresa A. Sullivan for a sixth year. Sullivan's contract will now run through July 31, 2016. More

U.Va. Strategic Planning Process Is on Track

November 8, 2012

What might the University of Virginia look like in 10 years? That's the question President Teresa A. Sullivan is asking all of the University's stakeholders – those on Grounds and those spread out across the country and around the globe. More

President Proposes Investing $65 Million To Raise Faculty Salaries

November 6, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has said that faculty recruitment and retention is her top priority. Her plan to raise faculty salaries now has a price tag: $65 million over four years. More

President Sullivan Declares Nov. 14 'CVC Day' at U.Va.

November 1, 2012

In recognition of the important role the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign plays in the community and across the commonwealth, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has declared Nov. 14 "CVC Day at U.Va." More

Looming Faculty Retirements Present Challenge, Opportunity

October 22, 2012

The approaching wave of faculty retirements is both a looming threat and a rare opportunity for the University of Virginia. At a meeting of the Board of Visitors Friday, Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon said as much as 35 percent of the University's 1,000 tenured and tenure-track faculty will retire by 2020. More

UVa names replacement for Strine

Daily Progress | October 19, 2012

A longtime corporate executive will be the University of Virginia's new executive vice president and chief financial officer. Patrick D. Hogan, 60 and a former Ernst & Young executive, fills the spot left by Michael Strine, who resigned after last summer's leadership crisis at UVa. More.

UVa's massive open online courses sees high enrollment

Daily Progress | October 13, 2012

Tens of thousands of students have registered for new free online courses offered by the University of Virginia, though the figures could fall quickly when the teaching starts. More.

U.Va. Announces Third Annual Presidential Research Poster Competition

October 11, 2012

The University of Virginia is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Presidential Research Poster Competition. U.Va. post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates are invited to submit their posters – highlighting research in high-impact and innovative growth areas – by March 18. More

U.Va.-Wise Dedicates Leonard W. Sandridge Jr. Science Center

October 9, 2012

A large crowd joined officials from the University of Virginia and its College at Wise on Monday to dedicate the newly renovated science facility in honor of Leonard W. Sandridge, a longtime supporter and friend of U.Va.-Wise. More

UVa spokeswoman Wood to retire

Daily Progress | September 28, 2012

Carol Wood, the University of Virginia's spokeswoman, says she is retiring after 17 years at the school to spend more time near grandchildren and family in Alabama. More.

Virginia Introduces Statewide Innovation Partnership with U.S. Department of Commerce

September 19, 2012

The University of Virginia will participate in a new statewide network designed to accelerate innovation and economic growth. One of only seven multi-institution initiatives to win federal funding as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce's i6 Challenge in 2012, the Virginia Innovation Partnership will bring together universities, community colleges, corporations, investment capital and other resources to drive promising research discoveries forward. More

Percent of Tuition Increases Doesn't Tell the Whole Story, Board Members Say

September 16, 2012

The University of Virginia won widespread praise, including from Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, for keeping its tuition increase for in-state undergraduates at 3.7 percent for the current academic year, the smallest increase in a decade. But what's next? More

Sullivan wants significant boost to faculty pay

Daily Progress | September 13, 2012

President Teresa A. Sullivan unveiled a new plan at Thursday's meeting of the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors to significantly boost faculty pay by the 2016-17 academic year. More.

Faculty Pay, Discussion of Summer's Events Dominate BOV meeting

September 13, 2012

President Teresa A. Sullivan's proposal to raise pay for the University of Virginia faculty took center stage at Thursday's Board of Visitors meeting, but continuing debate about how to best move beyond her resignation and reinstatement this summer bubbled up once again. More

U.S. Should Commit to Sustaining Public Higher Education, Sullivan Says

September 12, 2012

In her talk Wednesday at the University of Virginia's Miller Center Forum, President Teresa A. Sullivan invoked another president who faced a divisive atmosphere: Abraham Lincoln. More

Conversation on Community of Trust Turns to Questions About Honor, U.Va's Growth and Change

September 12, 2012

Questions about the role of the University of Virginia's honor system in a changing academic community took center stage Tuesday afternoon, as University President Teresa A. Sullivan headlined a panel discussion on the "Community of Trust." More

Anatomy of a Campus Coup

New York Times | September 11, 2012

On a languorous Sunday in June, low season on the campus of the University of Virginia, Prof. Larry Sabato opened a perplexing e-mail. "My instant reaction," he said, "was that I thought we'd been hacked." The message, sent to the entire university, announced the resignation of the university's president, Teresa Sullivan, obliquely citing a "philosophical difference of opinion" with the institution's governing board. Read More.

UVA President Sullivan to Present Faculty Salary Proposal

WVIR NBC-29 | September 10, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan will present her faculty salary proposal to the UVA Board of Visitors this week. It's a plan that could use some of the endowment fund to cover those paychecks. Read More.

UVa President Speaks About Collaboration

WCAV CBS-19 | September 7, 2012

University of Virginia Teresa Sullivan spoke at the Jefferson Innovation Summit Friday in Charlottesville. More.

President Sullivan to Address 'The Way Forward' at Miller Center

September 7, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan will kick off a new season of Miller Center forums on Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. In remarks titled "The Way Forward," Sullivan will discuss how the controversial events that unfolded at U.Va. this past summer – her resignation and then reinstatement by the Board of Visitors – are indicative of larger trends and challenges facing all of American higher education. More

McDonnell, Sullivan To Speak at 2012 Jefferson Innovation Summit

August 30, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan and Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell will join a group of about 60 business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, scholars, educators, policymakers and elected officials on Sept. 7 at U.Va. for the Jefferson Innovation Summit for the Commonwealth to discuss how to create and sustain a society of entrepreneurs and innovators in Virginia. More

With Faculty Behind Her, Sullivan Says It's Time for Change

August 28, 2012

In a warm show of mutual admiration and support, the University of Virginia Faculty Senate and President Teresa A. Sullivan kicked off a new academic year Tuesday by promising to work together to tackle issues of faculty pay, curriculum review and research. More

Sullivan To Address Faculty Senate on Tuesday

August 27, 2012

President Teresa A. Sullivan will address the University of Virginia Faculty Senate on Tuesday, the first time she's spoken to faculty since her reinstatement in June. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in Abbott Center Auditorium at the Darden School of Business. More

UVa president hopeful for the future

Daily Progress | August 21, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan focused on progress and potential on Tuesday when she sat down with local media outlets for the first time since this summer's university leadership crisis. She also said she's hopeful about the performance of the university's board. More.

Sullivan: Challenges Exposed by Ouster Give U.Va. A Chance to Show the Way Forward

August 21, 2012

The University of Virginia has an opportunity to emerge from a tumultuous summer as a leader on a range of issues confronting higher education nationally, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan said during a press conference Tuesday. More

President Vows To Focus on Faculty Salaries

August 16, 2012

President Teresa A. Sullivan outlined her top priorities to the Board of Visitors on Thursday in a report that comes as the University of Virginia's leadership begins the process of developing new strategic plans. More

Sullivan seeks lessons from U-Va. crisis

Washington Post | August 14, 2012

Teresa A. Sullivan concedes that she may have made mistakes. Maybe the University of Virginia president should have challenged leaders of the school's governing board when they told her in early June that they had enough votes to fire her. More.

Sullivan opens conference on social inequality

Daily Progress | August 13, 2012

Addressing a roomful of her academic colleagues from around the world, University of Virginia President and sociologist Teresa A. Sullivan said that gaining access for college can be a difficult but crucial step for lower- and middle-class students. More.

UVA Staff Survey Results Generate Suggestions for Improvement

WVIR NBC-29 | August 8, 2012

A survey of University of Virginia staff and faculty asking about what needs to be done better at the university emerged Tuesday and there are no shortage of suggestions. Read More.

Strine Resigns as U.Va.'s Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer

August 7, 2012

Michael Strine resigned as the University of Virginia's executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective today, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan announced. More

UVa to Offer New Course That Studies the Sullivan Saga

WCAV CBS-19 | July 24, 2012

In light of the events at University of Virginia this summer, with President Sullivan's sudden ouster and then reinstatement, faculty members at the university are using this as a teaching experience and offering a new course this fall. More.

Faculty Senate Task Force Releases Report on U.Va. Online Learning Initiatives

July 18, 2012

The University of Virginia is home to a variety of online education efforts ranging from degree programs to innovative online teaching tools, according to a new report from the Faculty Senate's Task Force on Online Education. More

Most Virginians approve of U-Va.'s decision to reinstate President Sullivan, poll says

Washington Post | July 18, 2012

Most Virginians polled approve of a decision by the University of Virginia's governing board to reinstate the schools's popular president, Teresa Sullivan, after an ouster attempt and a subsequent uproar on campus, according to a new poll released Wednesday. More.

U-Va. takes major step in online education

Washington Post | July 17, 2012

The leadership crisis that rent the University of Virginia last month arose partly out of fear that other elite schools were moving into the vanguard of a coming digital revolution, and that U-Va. stood to be left behind. More.

Sullivan: U-Va. more united than ever

Washington Post | July 12, 2012

For University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, the last two weeks have been a virtual retread of her first two weeks on the job: a blur of meetings with faculty, staff, board members, important alumni and various other stakeholders in the university community, to take "soundings" and rebuild a fractured institutional consensus. More.

After Sullivan's failed ouster, a question: Is UVa's future online?

Daily Progress | July 7, 2012

Online education has come to the fore as an item of discussion at the University of Virginia since last month's failed attempt to oust President Teresa A. Sullivan. More.

Faculty Senate, Teaching Resource Center Challenge Faculty to Enhance Fall Courses

July 6, 2012

University of Virginia professors ready to turbo-charge their courses by incorporating technology-enhanced teaching tools to boost traditional face-to-face classroom instruction may enter the "Fall 2012 Challenge for Newly Hybrid Technology-Enhanced Courses," thanks to financial support from U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan and the collaborative effort of the Faculty Senate and the Teaching Resource Center. More

Pro-Sullivan donations come in as UVa takes a post-crisis breath

Daily Progress | June 27, 2012

Questions - perhaps years' worth - still linger about what happened in the past three weeks at the University of Virginia, but Wednesday, members of the university community were exhaling and taking a step back. More.

Sullivan Reinstated, and Attention Turns To Challenges Ahead

June 26, 2012

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors ended 17 days of tumult Tuesday by voting unanimously to reinstate Teresa A. Sullivan as president, and called for the University community to unite behind her to address the many challenges facing it and higher education. More

Key Issues at U.Va: Comprehensive Coverage of Sullivan Reinstated as University President

In an unexpected move on June 10, 2012, the Board of Visitors announced that Teresa A. Sullivan would step down as president of the University of Virginia. On June 26, 2012, the Board of Visitors reversed the decision and reinstated President Sullivan. This page provides comprehensive coverage of University news and responses as well as the news coverage. More

U.Va. News Release: U.Va. Board of Visitors Reinstates Sullivan as President

June 26, 2012

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors today acted to reinstate Teresa A. Sullivan as president of the University.The board's decision follows 16 days of vigorous dialogue about the future of the University, which was sparked by the announcement on June 10 that Rector Helen E. Dragas and other board members had asked for Sullivan's resignation. More

Teresa Sullivan To Step Down Aug. 15 as U.Va. President

UVA Today | June 10, 2012

The Board of Visitors and President Teresa A. Sullivan today mutually agreed that Sullivan will step down as president of the University of Virginia effective Aug. 15. More.

Sullivan's Asia Trip Affirms Commitment to Growing Educational, Research Partnerships

UVA Today | June 1, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has wrapped up her first international trip on behalf of the University, declaring the University's "firm institutional commitment" to expanding and strengthening its partnerships in education and research in East and Southeast Asia. More.

UVa president embarks on Asia trip

Daily Progress | May 24, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan, in her first international trip on behalf of the university, plans to visit east and southeast Asia, according to a news release from UVa. More.

Couple to donate 40 artworks to UVa museum which will take their name

Daily Progress | May 21, 2012

The University of Virginia has named its art museum after Board of Visitors member and former rector W. Heywood Fralin and his wife, Cynthia, after the Fralins announced the donation of their collection of American art to the university. More.

U.Va. Names Art Museum for Cynthia and Heywood Fralin

UVA Today | May 21, 2012

Cynthia and W. Heywood Fralin, longtime supporters of the arts in the commonwealth of Virginia, have announced their intention to donate their collection of American art to the University of Virginia Art Museum. More.

Be 'Travel Mugs,' Not 'Teacups,' Couric Advises 2012 Grads

UVA Today | May 20, 2012

Katie Couric joked Sunday that it took 33 years for her alma mater to finally – finally! – invite her to speak at Final Exercises. Then, at last, the call came last fall from University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan. More.

Couric helps to send off 6,400 UVa graduates

Daily Progress | May 20, 2012

Persevere - it's what Thomas Jefferson would have done, newswoman Katie Couric told the University of Virginia's Class of 2012. Sunday marked the 183rd Final Exercises at UVa, with all the attendant pomp, fanfare and giant balloons. More.

President Sullivan Leads U.Va. Delegation to China and Singapore

UVA Today | May 21, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan is taking her first international trip on behalf of U.Va, traveling to East and Southeast Asia to strengthen the University's partnerships in education and research and to further raise the profile of the University as a top-tier global research university. More.

Fourth-Years Celebrate Award Winners and Major Class Gift at Valediction

UVA Today | May 19, 2012

The recipients of the 2012 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards at the University of Virginia are Madeline Tolmie and Ari Dimas, who will graduate Sunday, and P. Paxton Marshall, professor of electrical and computer engineering. More.

Quest for College Accountability Produces Demand for Yet More Student Data

The Chronicle of Higher Education| May 17, 2012

Despite growing pressure from policy makers and prospective students for colleges to prove their value, the institutions have often insisted that their unique missions make simple measurements forbiddingly difficult. Now they have documented proof. More.

UVa prepares for big graduation weekend

Daily Progress | May 16, 2012

Graduates, proud parents, faculty and onlookers from around the state and around the globe will descend on the Charlottesville region this weekend for the University of Virginia's 183rd Final Exercises. More.

U.Va. Prepares for 183rd Final Exercises, May 19 and 20

UVA Today | May 16, 2012

When Edwin A. Alderman became the first president of the University of Virginia in 1904, he lamented the dearth of pomp and circumstance among graduating students and faculty. Henceforth, he declared, academic regalia would be worn during Final Exercises. More.

Sullivan answers our questions on faculty stability, budget shortfalls, and the future of her students

Charlottesville News & Arts | May 15, 2012

As her second academic year at UVA comes to a close, we talked with University President Teresa Sullivan about new leadership, budget struggles, and what graduates face as they head out into the world. More.

Students Create and Test New Knowledge and Ideas in Poster Competition

UVA Today | May 7, 2012

University of Virginia student researchers offered unique perspectives on the physical, legal and political worlds Friday as they presented their findings in the second annual Presidential Research Poster Competition at the Rotunda. More.

At Fourth-Year Dinner, President Invites Students To Be 'Problem-Solvers'

UVA Today | May 1, 2012

Approximately 150 members of the University of Virginia's Class of 2012 reminisced about their four years on Grounds and peeked toward the future Monday night at a formal dinner hosted by President Teresa A. Sullivan and organized by the Fourth-Year Trustees. More.

UVa CFO, VP Reynolds to retire

Daily Progress | April 26, 2012

Yoke San Reynolds, vice president and chief financial officer at the University of Virginia, will retire at the end of the year. More.

David J. Prior Convocation Center dedicated at UVa-Wise

Tricities.com | April 26, 2012

The David J. Prior Convocation Center was dedicated Wednesday on the college's campus in Wise, Va. Prior died Feb. 2 and soon after his death, students, faculty and college officials called for the naming of the arena in his memory. More.

State Budget Keeps Higher Ed Funding Intact, President Tells Faculty Senate

UVA Today | April 21, 2012

Less than 24 hours after the General Assembly finally approved the 2012-14 state budget, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan reported some good news regarding higher education funding to the Faculty Senate at its regular meeting on Thursday. More.

Jefferson Medalists Laud Founder's Relevance in Modern World

UVA Today | April 16, 2012

The awarding of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in architecture, law and citizen leadership on Friday offered their recipients an opportunity to marvel at Jefferson's continued relevance in the modern world. More.

UVa bestows its 'highest external honors' on Jefferson's birthday

Daily Progress | April 13, 2012

The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation celebrated Jefferson's 269th birthday Friday afternoon by honoring a former U.S. senator, a world-renowned architect and the current CEO of the Carnegie Mellon Endowment for International Peace with Thomas Jefferson Medals. More.

U.Va. Tuition Increase of 3.7 Percent for In-State Students Is Smallest in 10 Years

UVA Today | April 13, 2012

The University of Virginia's Board of Visitors today approved the smallest increase in a decade for in-state tuition and mandatory fees: 3.7 percent. More.

UVa president talks about research in Danville stop

WSLS | April 11, 2012

Orange and navy blue ties, jackets and pins littered a crowd that came to see the University of Virginia president Teresa A. Sullivan. More.

U.Va. Offers Admission to 7,759 Top-Tier High School Seniors

UVA Today | March 29, 2012

When the Class of 2016 arrives on Grounds in August, its members will likely be the best-qualified first-year students in the University of Virginia's history. More.

David J. Prior Convocation Center named in honor of beloved late chancellor

Tricities.com | March 24, 2012

UVa-Wise students will soon play sports, listen to concerts and to go school dances in a building named for a beloved figure on campus, their late chancellor. The new convocation center will be named the David J. Prior Convocation Center, following a Friday vote from the College Board. More.

UVa leaders, all relatively new, face great challenges, change

Daily Progress | March 17, 2012

When Teresa A. Sullivan shows up for work each day as president of the University of Virginia, she's not just there to run the place. She also wants to help preserve public higher education in America. More.

U.Va Launches OpenGrounds Initiative to Connect, Collaborate, Create

UVA Today | March 19, 2012

The 21st century's complex, ill-defined problems – "wicked problems," as they're known – require complex, interdependent solutions. How should a university break the bonds of 20th-century, and even 19th-century, thinking to find answers? More.

Obama Lauds University Partnership in Speech at Rolls-Royce

UVA Today | March 12, 2012

During a visit to a Rolls-Royce factory in Prince George County on Friday, President Barack Obama praised a partnership between the company, the University of Virginia and other universities and manufacturers. More.

Sullivan Lays Out University's Budget Dilemmas

UVA Today | March 5, 2012

The Virginia General Assembly's stalemate over the state's 2012-14 budget is another layer of uncertainty for the University of Virginia as it seeks to balance competing budget demands, including affordability, financial aid and attracting and retaining faculty. More.

UVA president outlines process to find chancellor for UVa-Wise

Timesnews.net | March 7, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan on Wednesday provided faculty, staff and students at the University of Virginia's College at Wise a detailed description of the search process for a new chancellor. More.

Pancake Breakfast Comes With a Side of Snow

UVA Today | March 5, 2012

Nearly 700 University of Virginia employees turned out on a snowy Monday morning for a staff appreciation pancake breakfast at the John Paul Jones Arena. University President Teresa A. Sullivan and other top administrators, deans and vice presidents donned toques and aprons and stood at serving tables, tongs at the ready.More.

2012 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals To Be Awarded to Rafael Moneo, George Mitchell and Jessica Tuchman Mathews

UVA Today | February 28, 2012

The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present their highest honors, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in architecture, law and citizen leadership, during Founder's Day activities on April 13. More.

UVa Living Wage Campaign announces hunger strike

Daily Progress | February 18, 2012

Twelve University of Virginia students say they will not eat again until administrators bow to demands made by the Living Wage Campaign. At a rally that drew more than 60 people to the Lawn on Saturday, campaign organizers explained the drastic measure. More.

Find Out What Respect Means in the U.Va. Workplace

UVA Today | February 15, 2012

For the University of Virginia community, what "respect" means is outlined in a new "Commitment to a Caring Community of Dignity and Respect," which charges employees to "treat everyone else with kindness, dignity and respect, regardless of position or status." More.

President Sullivan Cites Wage Progress at U.Va.

UVA Today | February 14, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan outlined to the Faculty Senate on Friday the steps her administration has taken to improve wages for the University's lowest-paid employees. More.

President, Provost, Faculty Discuss the Value of Teaching, U.Va.'s 'Premier Enterprise'

UVA Today | February 10, 2012

As she visits alumni around the country, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan said they invariably tell her that the connections they made with their professors while on Grounds influence their desire to stay connected to the University. More.

U.Va. Employees Set New Records in Giving Through Annual CVC Campaign

UVA Today | February 7, 2012

University of Virginia employees donated a record $982,000 through the 2011 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign, an annual workplace-giving program that allows state employees to support charities in such areas as health and human services, animal welfare and environmental causes. More.

U.Va. Again Ranks As a Top 10 'Best Value' Among Nation's Public Universities

UVA Today | February 7, 2012

The educational value that the University of Virginia offers its students ranks second among the nation's public institutions, according to the Princeton Review's "Best Value Colleges: 2012 Edition," released today. The announcement was made on NBC's "Today" show and in the pages of USA Today. More.

Memorial service for UVa-Wise chancellor draws about 700

Tricities.com | February 7, 2012

The presence of so many at the memorial service Monday for the University of Virginia's College at Wise's Chancellor David Prior speaks to the relationship between Prior and his college community, one speaker said.More.

University Community Moved From Mourning to Action in Wake of Student's Death

UVA Today | February 3, 2012

In the immediate wake of fourth-year student Yeardley Love's death in May 2010, a shocked University of Virginia community mourned the loss of one of its own. More.

David Prior, U.Va.-Wise Chancellor, Dies

UVA Today | February 2, 2012

Prior, 68, died on Feb. 2. He is survived by his wife, Merry Lu, and two children, daughter Andrea and her husband, Tom Martin, and son Christopher and his wife, Sarah. More.

Sullivan, other presidents oppose proposal to limit how they use tuition

Daily Progress | January 29, 2012

University presidents are lobbying the General Assembly to block a budget proposal that would restrict how much tuition revenue they can use for student financial aid. More.

University presidents pitch in as professors

Washington Post | January 19, 2012

You roll into class with your cup of coffee, grab a seat and open up your laptop. The professor at the front of the room is one of the most well-known and powerful people on campus, the university president. More.

Sullivan's First U.Va. Course Looks at 'Sociology of Work'

UVA Today | January 17, 2012

President Teresa A. Sullivan has taught a course on the sociology of work more than 15 times over the past 35 years, and she did so once again during the University of Virginia's January Term. More.

UVa extends funding campaign, seeking the full $3 billion

Daily Progress | January 12, 2012

By the end of 2011, the Campaign for the University of Virginia had raised roughly $2.6 billion since its 2004 kickoff. The campaign was started under former President John T. Casteen III. The intended completion date passed during the tenure of current President Teresa A. Sullivan, and now, they're extending the campaign until the $3 billion mark is reached. More.

Wall Street Journal Correspondent, Pulitzer Prize Winner Blackmon To Chair Miller Center Forums

UVA Today | January 10, 2012

Wall Street Journal correspondent and Pulitzer Prize winner Douglas A. Blackmon will become the new chair of the Forum Program at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, Gerald L. Baliles, the center's director and CEO, announced Monday. More.

Presidential mansions: Historic landmarks, iconic gathering spots, lightning rods for controversy

Washington Post | January 9, 2012

President Teresa A. Sullivan and her husband live in Carr's Hill, a historic home that celebrated its centennial in 2009. The 11,647-square-foot house has 16 rooms and eight bathrooms and was designed by the same architect who redesigned the Rotunda after a fire in 1895. More.