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U.Va.’s Board of Visitors Wants Results: Diversity Issues Need to Progress

Members of the University's Board of Visitors made it clear at last weekend's meetings that they will be keenly interested in the outcomes of 250 faculty searches initiated since a hiring freeze ended in July 2003. Currently, only 2 percent of full professors are African Americans and 13 percent are women. "We're not happy with those numbers," said board member Warren Thompson, who chairs the board's diversity committee. Full story.

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Architectural Projects Bring Visibility to the Hidden Aspects of Cities

Ever since diagonal avenues and pedestrian malls were imposed on the nation’s capital in the 19th century, Washington, D.C. has been a focal point of grandiose urban design. U.Va. architecture professor William Morrish, along with colleagues and students, is working with others to reverse the long-term damage caused by neglect, lack of funding and lack of political clout that beseiged the city in the 20th century. Full story.

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No matter what agenda a politician might bring into office, circumstances have a way of setting new priorities. Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano, the U.Va. Women's Center's 2004 Distinguished Alumna, discovered that truth in January, when inmates stormed a guard tower at a state prison and took hostages, spraying the prison yard with automatic weapons fire. Napolitano's response, and the second-guessing that followed, points out gender differences in how leadership is perceived, she said Wednesday in her speech at the Universty's Law School. Full story.

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U.Va. Board of Visitors Approves Tuition and Fee Increases for 2004-05
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