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Sept. 14, 2005
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William B. Harvey  
U.Va. President Appoints William B. Harvey, National Expert in Diversity Issues, to Lead University's Initiatives

WILLIAM B. HARVEY (left), a nationally acclaimed higher education expert on diversity in colleges and universities, has been named by U.Va. President John T. Casteen III as the University’s first vice president and chief officer for diversity and equity. For the past five years, Harvey has served as vice president of the Center for Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Equity at the American Council on Education in Washington. He will start at U.Va. on Nov. 1. Full story.

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Today}s Beta Bridge Project Counters Intolerance: 271 to Pen Gettysburg Address

For Sanda Iliescu, U.Va. assistant professor of architecture and art, Beta Bridge has become more than a backdrop for messages. It is a symbol of the community that brings people together in a shared commonality. After numerous harassment incidents on Grounds, Iliescu will invite 271 passersby on Beta Bridge to participate in an art project that counters the intolerance today from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., where they will write the hallowed words of Abraham Lincoln’s entire Gettysburg Address on both walls of of the bridge. Full story.

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Women’s Center Programs Explore Challenges Facing Women

This fall, programs at the U.Va. Women’s Center explore the theme, “Local and Global Challenges for Women,” considering the kinds of changes our nation and world need in order to fully empower women. An early event was an open house Sept. 9 (above) at the center’s office at University Avenue and 14th Street. Founded in 1989 to serve U.Va. students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members, the center has grown from one staff member into a unique organization with 36 full- and part-time employees, as well as 70 volunteers, mostly students. Last year, more than 16,000 individuals were served by center programs.

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Daily Progress Correction — 9/11/2005
AP Correction — 8/30/2005
Richmond Times-Dispatch Correction — 8/29/2005
U.Va.’s Parking Plan for Rolling Stones Concert Announced; Lottery Under Way For Premium Spots
President Casteen Issues Videotaped Message on the Importance of Diversity
U.Va. Alumni Association Offers Reward For Information on Racial Incidents
Racial Attacks Against U.Va. Students Will Not Be Tolerated; President Casteen Issues Statement/Statement from U.Va.’s Rector, Thomas Farrell
Web Calendar   Internal Bleeding — Medical Mistakes
12:30 p.m., Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium • Speaker: Dr. Robert Wachter, Univ. of California; Dr. Margaret Plews-Ogan, U.Va. • A Medical Center Hour event • Information: 982-3280.


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