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May 2, 2006
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Carl Zeithaml  
University of Virginia’s McIntire School Ranked No. 2 in the Nation by BusinessWeek Magazine

EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMIC QUALITY, student engagement and career placement has earned the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce the second spot among the nation’s top undergraduate business schools, according to the first ranking of undergraduate business programs by BusinessWeek magazine. “We achieved this ranking not because we focus on rankings, but because we really care about providing the best experience that we can for our students, both in and out of the classroom,” said McIntire dean Carl Zeithaml (left). Full story.

U.Va. News Services/Photo courtesy of the McIntire School

Virginia Quarterly Review to Host Acclaimed Poet Adrienne Rich on Thursday

Acclaimed poet Adrienne Rich will read from her work at the University of Virginia on Thursday at 8 p.m. in Culbreth Theatre. A book signing will follow. Rich has authored over 20 books, including over a dozen collections of poetry. Her poetry has been honored with two Guggenheim Fellowships, the first Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, a MacArthur Fellowship, the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Los Angeles Times Book Award and numerous other awards. The event is co-sponsored by the Virginia Quarterly Review, U.Va.’s Creative Writing Dept., Studies in Women and Gender, the Women’s Center, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the U.Va. Bookstore. For more information, call 924-3124.

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Vision Statement, Salary Issues and Capital Campaign Round Out Faculty Senate Meeting

RotundaThe University of Virginia’s Faculty Senate gave its stamp of approval for a new vision statement for the University during its meeting on Friday. Initiatives of the plan include a 20 percent increase in faculty to bring the faculty/student ratio to 1:15 over the next seven years; building internationally prominent research programs in science, social science, humanities and professional schools; including writing instruction for all undergraduates; and increasing diversity of the faculty and student body. U.Va. President John T. Casteen III led discussion on compensation issues and gave an update on the $3 billion capital campaign, which officially kicks off on Sept. 30. Other business included the approval of two new degree programs and the naming of a new senate chairman. Full story.

Casteen Addresses Compensation Issues at Faculty Senate Meeting, Notes “Alarming” Disparity

U.Va. News Services/Photo: Ian Bradshaw

Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
U.Va. Unveils Schematic Design for South Lawn Project
U.Va. Leads Public Universities with Highest African-American Graduation Rate for 12th Straight Year
Web Calendar   Total Cold War: Eisenhower’s Secret Propaganda Battle at Home and Abroad
11 a.m., Miller Center of Public Affairs, 2201 Old Ivy Rd. • Speaker: Kenneth A. Osgood, author • Information: 924-7236.

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Men’s Lacrosse:
Virginia Downs Maryland for ACC Title

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Cavaliers Ty Up ACC Title With Win Over No. 1 Duke, 13-8

Virginia Shuts Out Boston College, 1-0

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