This correction ran in the Feb. 25 edition of the Oklahoma
the Editor of the Oklahoma Daily:
am writing in response to a Feb. 23 article headlined "Boren,
legislators meet with UOSA." In the article, Oklahoma University
President David L. Boren was referenced as saying that the University
of Virginia is considering privatization.
statement is incorrect. While it is true that U.Va., along with
Virginia Tech and William & Mary, have proposed a new relationship
with the Commonwealth of Virginia, we have been and always will
be a public institution of higher education.
With regards to President Boren's comments on tuition and fees,
the University of Virginia has just unveiled a new financial aid
initiative -- Access UVa -- that will ensure that any student accepted
to the university will be able to attend regardless of economic
circumstance. Providing financial support to all students is a critical
component of the public mission of the University of Virginia.
more information on either of these new initiatives, you can visit
the University's Web site.
partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia:
UVa / a commitment to affordability:
Interim Assistant Vice President