The 2013 U.VA. President’s Report

The Grounds for Leadership


From the President
Read President Theresa Sullivan, University of Virginia


A sense of who we are

1 of 3 Place

The University Library reinvents access to knowledge.

2 of 3 Place

U.Va.’s architecture and design embody its founding ideals.

3 of 3 Place

Students live in the newest, as well as some of the oldest, places on Grounds.
Read Ezekiel Reed


What it means to be a student

1 of 3 Experience

Any time you interact with people outside your comfort zone, you learn about yourself.

2 of 3 Experience

You have to learn how to problem-solve in the moment.

3 of 3 Experience

The direct impact I could have on people was the deciding factor.
Read Erik Williams


When bright minds work together

1 of 3 Collaboration

Learning about mathematics and technology through practical applications.

2 of 3 Collaboration

What to do with enormous amounts of data?

3 of 3 Collaboration

U.Va. tests new materials for tomorrow’s technologies.
Read A High Degree of Performance


When faculty and students interact

1 of 3 Teaching

Research provides an opportunity for students to appreciate the utility of the principles they study.

2 of 3 Teaching

Once you have the question clearly in mind, it’s easier to go after it.

3 of 3 Teaching

The Oxford program has become a gateway to studying abroad in more challenging locations.
Read Annie O’Brien

At a Glance

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Enrollment, 2013-2014

  • 14,898 Undergraduate
  • 6,340 Graduate
Pie chart 21,238
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Year in Review

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About the 2013 President’s Report

The President’s Report highlights many of the latest endeavors undertaken by U.Va. faculty, staff, and students during the past year—work that distinguishes the University as a place for leadership in scholarship, teaching, and public service.

The University of Virginia
Office of Advancement
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Charlottesville, VA 22904-4807
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Editor Charity Boudouris
Writer Charlie Feigenoff
Art Director Kim Wendel
Photography Stephanie Gross, with additional photos by Dan Addison, Mike Bailey, Diane Butler, Tom Cogill, Cole Geddy, Jane Haley, Betty Liu/Clinton Global Initiative, Matt Riley, Coe Sweet, Sanjay Suchak, Trent Bell Photography, and Chris Tyree/Journey Group
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