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Presidential Address: A Blueprint for the University’s Future
01/30/2014 - University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan delivers an address to discuss recent issues that have challenged the University community and the shared obligation to focus on shaping the University’s future entering its third century. The president discusses the Rotunda restoration as a metaphor for overcoming challenges and continuing the process of building a strong future for U.Va.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan Addresses Students Regarding Sexual Assault
12/01/2014 - On Dec. 1, 2014, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan spoke to students about sexual assault and the University’s path forward.
Student Sexual Misconduct: Understanding Your Responsibility
08/27/2014 - U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan invites faculty and staff to join in the effort to address student sexual misconduct and to contribute to the creation of a caring community. She describes the role of each employee as either a "Responsible Employee" or a "Confidential Employee" when learning about an instance of student sexual misconduct. A related website provides a wealth of resources to guide conversations, report incidents, and to find help if you are a survivor.
New Year - New Strategic Direction for U.Va.
02/03/2014 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan addresses implementation of the University's new strategic plan at this meeting of the Faculty Senate. The Cornerstone Plan has five pillars and 15 accompanying strategies.
Q & A: New Year - New Strategic Direction for U.Va.
02/03/2014 - U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan takes questions following her remarks at the Faculty Senate meeting. Joining her are faculty members Everette Fortner of the Darden School and Don Brown of Systems and Information Engineering. Senior Vice Provost Milton Adams moderates the session.
U.Va.'s President Sullivan Welcomes Parents - Fall 2013
08/26/2013 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan welcomes parents during move-in weekend. This is one of two welcome sessions. President Sullivan tells parents a bit about the Class of 2017 and what students and parents should expect. She also suggests parents give their kids some space -- to learn, grow, and even to fail as sometimes that's how lessons are learned.
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President Sullivan Speaks at an Engagement
10/03/2012 - President Sullivan discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the University at the Reception at The Willard Intercontinental in Washington, D.C.
Faculty Senate Town Hall Meeting
08/28/2012 - President Sullivan addresses the Faculty Senate. View the video on a larger format on this Livestream channel.
President Sullivan Holds News Conference
08/22/2012 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan meets with the media at her Carr's Hill home. She speaks to the recent Board of Visitors retreat held in Richmond addressing governance issues. She also talks about the start of the fall semester in Charlottesville and also at U.Va.-Wise. Following her prepared remarks she takes several questions from reporters, including questions about the summer's leadership crisis, its resolution and impacts.
President Sullivan Addresses Supporters on the Lawn
06/26/2012 - After her unanimous re-instatement by the Board of Visitors, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan addresses her supporters gathered on the Lawn.
2012 U.Va. Graduates Receive Degrees
05/20/2012 - The Class of 2012 receives degrees on the Lawn at the University of Virginia. This video holds the stage ceremony with speeches by University President Teresa Sullivan and journalist and 1979 alumna Katie Couric. President Sullivan also confers degrees, sharing the spotlight with the deans of U.Va.'s 11 schools and thousands of enthusiastic graduates.
Marva A. Barnett Receives the 2011 Thomas Jefferson Awards for Service
10/28/2011 - Marva A. Barnett, French professor and founding director of the Teaching Resource Center, receives the University of Virginia's 2011 Thomas Jefferson Award for excellence in service. U.Va.'s Teaching Resources Center provides opportunities to faculty and to graduate teaching assistants to bolster their skills, enriching teaching and learning within University classrooms.
R. Jahan Ramazani Receives the 2011 Thomas Jefferson Award for Scholarship
10/28/2011 - R. Jahan Ramazani, the Edgar R. Shannon Professor English, receives the University of Virginia's Thomas Jefferson Award for excellence in scholarship. U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan presents the award at the 2011 Fall Convocation ceremony. Jahan Ramazani is a well-known scholar of poetry. He has authored four books. He is a Rhodes scholar and a Guggenheim fellow who holds degrees from U.Va., Yale and Oxford universities.
Higher Education as the Engine of the American Economy
09/07/2011 - President Sullivan presents at a Miller Center Forum. The author or co-author of six books and more than 50 scholarly articles, Sullivan has focused her most recent research on who files for bankruptcy and why.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan Welcomes Parents During Move-in Weekend
8/30/2011 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan lets parents know what their students can expect in the coming year during move-in weekend. She also tells parents what they may expect when they return home.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan Outlines Priorities
8/25/2011 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan outlines priorities for the 2011-2012 academic year. One key priority is structuring a new financial model for the University, another is faculty retention and recruitment, and a third deals with spending and savings.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan introduces John Simon and Michael Strine
8/24/2011 - President Sullivan announces the appointment of John Simon as executive vice president and provost. Simon is to start on September 1. Up to now he has served as vice provost for academic affairs at Duke University. He is a chemist. President Sullivan also introduced Michael Strine, who became the University's executive vice president and chief operating officer on July 1.
U.Va.'s Class of 2011 Receives Degrees
5/22/2011 - The stage ceremony of U.Va.'s 2011 Final Exercises begins with a welcome and congratulations from University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan. Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell delivers the address, and then the President and the deans of U.Va.'s 11 schools confer degrees on more than 6200 graduates.
Inauguration of U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan
4/15/2011 - Experience the inauguration ceremony for Teresa A. Sullivan, eighth president of the University of Virginia. Held on U.Va.'s historic Lawn, the event drew many distinguished guests. Speakers included Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman. President Sullivan also addressed the crowd, speaking to the importance of teaching, research and service.
2010 Fall Convocation Address by U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan
11/05/2010 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan speaks to the importance of student-teacher relationships at Fall Convocation. The ceremony marks the time when Intermediate Honors are bestowed on students who are midway through their university terms. While a celebration of student achievement, student success also points to the importance of quality teaching. Students were encouraged to invite faculty mentors to the ceremony.
Dr. Richard Guerrant Receives the Thomas Jefferson Award for Scholarship
11/05/2010 - Dr. Richard L. Guerrant, the director of the University of Virginia's Center for Global Health, receives the Thomas Jefferson Award for excellence in scholarship. U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan presents the award, which is the University's highest honor. Dr. Geurrant is a leading authority on gastrointestinal pathogens who established the University's Center for Global Health in 1979. He joined the faculty of the School of Medicine in 1974.
Darden Professor John Colley Receives Thomas Jefferson Award for Service
11/05/2010 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan presents the 2010 Thomas Jefferson Award for excellence in service to John L. Colley Jr., the Almand R. Coleman Professor at the Darden School of Business. The Thomas Jefferson Award is the University's highest honor. Professor Colley has served on the Darden faculty since 1967. He is widely admired by faculty, students and countless alumni. He has received numerous teaching awards and there also is a fellowship in his name.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan Thanks South Lawn Donors
10/22/2010 - U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan joins other dignitaries and donors for dedication of the University of Virginia's South Lawn complex. President Sullivan extends her thanks to all donors, noting how their gifts will help to shape the learning experience of students today and into the future. The South Lawn houses classroom and office space for the departments of history, politics, and religious studies. It also has generous and important common spaces for study and for faculty-student interaction.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan Opens the "Day of Dialogue"
09/24/2010 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan opens the "Day of Dialogue." She says the day's discussions may bring more questions than answers and that solutions will come later.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan Greets Students at Opening Convocation
08/22/2010 - U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan welcomes first-year and transfer students to the University. She recognizes accomplishments that helped to bring students to U.Va. as they now prepare for new academic challenges. She also speaks to the importance of the University community, and of their roles in uphold traditions of honor and student self-governance.
U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan Welcomes Students and Parents
08/21/2010 - University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan welcomes students and parents before the start of 2010's fall semester. The speech marks Sullivan's first address to students since becoming U.Va.'s president on August 1, 2010.
President Sullivan Addresses Teaching Resource Center Workshop Participants
08/18/2010 - The Teaching Resource Center at the University of Virginia held its annual teaching workshop on Aug. 18 and 19, 2010. President Teresa A. Sullivan kicked off the events on Aug. 18, welcoming the participants with opening remarks in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium. This year's August Teaching Workshop: Getting Connected is re-envisioned and tailored to the needs of experienced faculty, as well as incoming faculty, said Marva Barnett, TRC founding director and professor in the French department.
Meet the Press: Sullivan's First Press Conference Focuses on Financial Issues
08/6/2010 — Less than a week into her tenure as the University of Virginia's eighth president, Teresa A. Sullivan displayed an impressive command of the issues facing the University on Friday in a wide-ranging meeting with local reporters.
One-On-One w/ CBS19: New UVa. President Dr. Teresa Sullivan
01/11/2010 - CBS19's Dan Schutte talked one-on-one with newly appointed UVa. president Dr. Teresa A. Sullivan.
President Sullivan Accepts Her Nomination
01/11/2010 - Teresa A. Sullivan delivers her acceptance speech upon being unanimously elected by the Board of Visitors to serve as the University of Virginia's 8th president. Sullivan will begin her term on August 1, 2010, following the retirement of current U.Va. President John T. Casteen III. She currrently serves as the University of Michigan's provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.