May 13, 2013
For the first time, the University of Virginia's fast-track bachelor's degree-earners – 82 in the Class of 2013 – will be honored at graduation for their "remarkable accomplishment." You'll know them by the orange academic stoles they'll be donning at U.Va.'s 184th commencement May 19, a gift to them from the Office of the President. More
May 2, 2013
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan on Thursday emailed a statement condemning a racist image and comment painted on Beta Bridge, adding her voice and those of two vice presidents to student groups who condemned the graffiti. More
April 24, 2013
This year's outstanding teaching award winners at the University of Virginia, honored Wednesday at a dinner, were recognized as consummate role models, showing respect for their students, innovation in their subject matter and enthusiasm for lifelong learning. More
April 18, 2013
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors voted Thursday to set tuition and fee rates for the 2013-14 academic year. The new structure allows the University to advance its academic mission while remaining responsive to concerns about the affordability of a college education and absorbing increased costs mandated by the state. More
April 17, 2013
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan received the 2013 Advocate for Higher Education Award Wednesday evening at the Public Relations Society of America's Counselors to Higher Education Senior Summit, being held in Washington, D.C. More
April 17, 2013
For the first time, a representative from the Curry School of Education has taken the University of Virginia’s top innovation honor. U.Va. Innovation named Marcia A. Invernizzi the 2013 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year in recognition of her work to improve children’s literacy. More
Charlottesville News & Arts | April 16, 2013
As the first anniversary of the attempted ouster of UVA President Teresa Sullivan approaches, a major restructuring of the upper levels of the University's administration is underway, as still-new Chief Operating Officer Patrick Hogan reshuffles his business and fundraising chiefs. But an even bigger management shift has gotten less attention. More.
April 14, 2013
The winners of this year's Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in architecture, law and citizen leadership each spoke Thursday and Friday, sharing how their leadership has changed landscape architecture, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and public education. More
WVIR NBC-29 | April 11, 2013
The University of Virginia is celebrating a special day in its history. Founder's Day honors the remembrance of the university's founder - Thomas Jefferson. More.
April 11, 2013
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan delivered “state of the University” remarks Thursday with a contextual twist that sought to explore what Thomas Jefferson might think today of the institution he founded. More
April 10, 2013
An education forum featuring a panel of the region's most prominent educational and political leaders, including U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan, will discuss "The State of Education in America: The Cause & The Solution," on Saturday at the University of Virginia. More
April 9, 2013
AccessUVa, the University of Virginia's nationally recognized financial aid program, will fulfill its obligations to current students despite an ongoing review that could lead to changes in future years, President Teresa A. Sullivan said Tuesday during a panel discussion on higher education issues. More
Daily Progress | April 9, 2013
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan said Tuesday that she's been floating the idea of a state-level version of the work-study financial aid program. Sullivan wants to give more students paid internships with professors as part of their financial aid packages, but federal work-study money requires matching funds from universities, which can't come from other federal money. More.
Daily Progress | April 8, 2013
A University of Virginia official Monday characterized pledging misconduct as pervasive, but said fraternities have complied with a university directive to end the pledge period early this year. More.
Daily Progress | April 8, 2013
A new report shows that, even as the University of Virginia worked to bolster its increasingly uncompetitive faculty salaries, it was slipping further behind its highly ranked competitors. More.
Washington Post | April 7, 2013
The "crisis" at the University of Virginia has been extensively covered by the media. But the portrayal of the Board of Visitors' work as a battle between Rector Helen Dragas and President Teresa Sullivan does a terrible disservice to the full engagement of the board and to the significant issues facing the university and all of higher education. More.
April 5, 2013
On the eve of Founder's Day, President Teresa A. Sullivan will pose the question: What would Thomas Jefferson think of the University of Virginia if he returned today? More
Richmond Times Dispatch | April 4, 2013
The University of Virginia is considering a proposal to set tuition increases at 2.9 percent annually for in-state students over the next four years but implement additional charges designed to keep some students from subsidizing the education of others. More.
Washington Post | March 26, 2013
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and her staff have developed a four-year financial plan that would increase tuition and invest in faculty, technology and new programs as the public flagship confronts economic challenges and relies less on state funding. More.
March 21, 2013
President Teresa A. Sullivan joins a roster of successful women whom the D.C.-based Women’s Center has recognized for their leadership, including Madeleine K. Albright, Amy Goodman and Jane Pauley. More
Richmond Times Dispatch | March 7, 2013
University of Virginia Rector Helen Dragas rebuked the faculty senate Tuesday for expressing concern about the latest evidence of discord between Dragas and President Teresa Sullivan. More.
WCAV CBS-19 | March 4, 2013
University of Virginia's President Teresa Sullivan is reacting to a recent article citing lingering tension between her and Board of Visitors' Rector Helen Dragas. More.
The Chronicle of Higher Education| March 4, 2013
UVa's president, Teresa Sullivan, accused board leaders of 'micromanagement' in a recent e-mail. Now she says too much is being made of such clashes. More.
March 4, 2013
Members of the University of Virginia's Faculty Senate discussed the University's strategic direction Monday, weighing in on the issues that will guide U.Va.'s future operations. The senate meeting was part of the strategic planning process launched this academic year by President Teresa A. Sullivan. Faculty senators examined issues such as technology, resources, faculty recruitment and retention, what it means to be a public university, student life, synergy and streamlining. More
Washington Post | March 1, 2013
The University of Virginia's president and governing board leader have, in public, maintained an air of united collegiality for the past eight months, hoping to move beyond the summer's leadership crisis. More.
February 22, 2013
The Campaign for the University of Virginia stands on the brink of achieving its goal of raising $3 billion to propel U.Va. into the future. More
Daily Progress | February 21, 2013
A key committee of the University of Virginia's board voted to back President Teresa A. Sullivan's plan to significantly boost faculty salaries. It's a boost that will likely come largely in the form of merit-based pay raises. More.
February 21, 2013
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors on Thursday approved a resolution supporting the goal of raising average faculty salaries into the Top 20 among U.Va.'s Association of American University peers. The board also adopted a resolution commending progress on a new four-year financial plan, and directed the University's administration to present a refined version of the plan for Board consideration on or before May 21. More
February 20, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry used an appearance Wednesday at the University of Virginia to make a forceful case for foreign aid and a strong U.S. diplomatic presence in the world. More
February 14, 2013
Secretary of State John F. Kerry will make his first public remarks regarding U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy on Feb. 20 at the University of Virginia, the State Department announced today. Kerry will deliver his remarks at about 11 a.m. in Old Cabell Hall. More
February 13, 2013
Friday evening, as the smell of wood smoke filled the cold air, students, administrators and members of the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors gathered in pavilions dotting the Lawn for intimate dinners where the seats weren't assigned but the topics were. More
February 11, 2013
The University of Virginia's plan for the future will include practical, measurable steps to address the challenges confronting higher education, but will also reflect U.Va.'s unique values, President Teresa A. Sullivan told members of the Board of Visitors Friday. More
February 11, 2013
When University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan was in high school, she was the only female in her physics class, because the enrollment was open to males first. She got the last seat available in the class. More
February 7, 2013
President Teresa A. Sullivan told members of the Faculty Senate on Wednesday that the University of Virginia has an opportunity to define a "new model for the 21st-century university in a period of tremendous challenges for higher education." More
February 6, 2013
As faculty members steadily arrived at University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan's home at Carr's Hill for the third annual authors reception, they placed the books they had published in the previous year on a display table in the foyer: "Algebra of Snow," "Best Little Stories from the White House," "Edith Wharton at Home," "Grow to Greatness," "A History of Theatre in Spain," "The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture." More
Daily Progress | February 2, 2013
The storms have passed at the University of Virginia but not the clouds. Resolved is the question about who will lead, but lingering are larger questions about the future of the institution in an era when public higher education is under siege. More.
February 3, 2013
University of Virginia Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon and Vice Provost for Global Affairs Jeffrey W. Legro traveled to mainland China and Hong Kong in January to reaffirm President Teresa A. Sullivan's commitment to expanding and strengthening U.Va.'s partnerships in education and research. More
Daily Progress | January 29, 2013
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan — in her first interview since Rector Helen E. Dragas was confirmed by the state legislature earlier this week — acknowledged the university is tense place, but said she still believes in reconciliation. More.
January 29, 2013
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan published an article, "Improving Measurement of Productivity in Higher Education," in the January/February issue of Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning. More
January 24, 2013
The student experience at the University of Virginia is one of the institution's strengths, but there are steps the University can take to improve it, according to participants at an open forum Thursday on student life. More
January 17, 2013
Members of the University of Virginia community met Thursday to assess the school's use of technology and ways in which it will need to change in coming years. The Technology Working Group hosted a public forum in Newcomb Hall's South Meeting Room, the latest in a series of public meetings held as part of the strategic planning process launched by President Teresa A. Sullivan. More
Daily Progress | January 17, 2013
At a forum for students to discuss their thoughts on the University of Virginia's strategic planning efforts, two items stood out: Concerns about the academic advising system and a suggestion to increase the number of out-of-state students. More.
January 16, 2013
University of Virginia students from across Grounds weighed in Wednesday on the issues that will shape the University's strategic direction for years to come. More
January 15, 2013
About 60 University community members met in the South Meeting Room in Newcomb Hall for a public forum hosted by the Streamlining Working Group, one of seven such groups convened as part of the strategic planning process launched earlier this academic year by President Teresa A. Sullivan. More
January 14, 2013
A roomful of University of Virginia community members offered feedback Monday on ways to recruit, retain and develop University faculty. More
Daily Progress | January 10, 2013
The 3,500 women who laced up their sneakers to take strides against breast cancer this September as part of the 30th annual Charlottesville Women's Four Miler raised a record $340,000. Event organizers will present the funds to University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan on Monday for use by the UVa Cancer Center's breast care program. More.
January 10, 2013
The University of Virginia has launched a search for a vice president, finance and administration, to succeed Yoke San Reynolds, vice president and chief financial officer, who retired in June. More
January 4, 2013
William H. Goodwin Jr. is transitioning from the assignment of senior adviser to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors to an appointed member, a familiar position for the Richmond-based businessman. More
January 4, 2013
The University of Virginia's strategic planning process continues the week of Jan. 14 with six more public forums, including a chance for students to share their thoughts on the University's future with the strategic planning steering committee. More
Daily Progress | January 1, 2013
Teresa A. Sullivan's time to give is limited. Still, she gives it. The University of Virginia president supports the local Salvation Army, the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Virginia Film Festival. She admitted that others' volunteer efforts eclipse hers. More.
December 19, 2012
Area legislators, speaking Wednesday at the Dome Room of the University of Virginia's Rotunda, addressed a number of issues facing the state, including increasing the gasoline tax, the impact of federal government sequestration on the state's economy and governance issues at the University. More
106.1 The Corner (WCNR) | December 17, 2012
The President of the University of Virginia is encouraging all members of the UVA community to come together in a spirit of compassion and support following Friday's violent rampage at a Connecticut school. More
December 13, 2012
Community members from all corners of the University of Virginia gathered Thursday to discuss ways to boost interdisciplinary collaboration and span scholarly and administrative divides. More
Daily Progress | December 12, 2012
Friendly young leaders from 25 nations have inaugurated one of the best new ideas to be adopted by the University of Virginia since women were admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1970. More.
December 12, 2012
A roomful of University of Virginia community members offered feedback Wednesday to a group charged with assessing the University's role as a public institution. The Public University Working Group is one of seven such groups created as part of the strategic planning process launched earlier this year by President Teresa A. Sullivan. More
December 11, 2012
The University of Virginia today was placed on warning by its accrediting agency following a review of governance issues linked to the summer's resignation and reinstatement of President Teresa A. Sullivan. More
December 10, 2012
On Saturday, in a rare public statement, The Seven Society called on all members of the University of Virginia community to recommit to each other and to the institution to be a strong, caring community that does not tolerate injustice, but rather bands together to recognize what is wrong in our community and to work to right those wrongs. More
Timesnews.net | December 7, 2012
The University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan on Friday announced Donna Price Henry, an experienced academic with extensive experience in higher leadership roles out of Florida, will be the eighth chancellor at The University of Virginia's College at Wise. More.
December 6, 2012
Members of the University of Virginia community have an opportunity to share thoughts and recommendations about the University's future during a series of public forums that begins next week. More
Daily Progress | December 5, 2012
The University of Virginia will hold a series of public forums beginning Dec. 12 as a part of the strategic planning process launched by President Teresa A. Sullivan. More.
December 4, 2012
Faculty members at the University of Virginia are largely satisfied with U.Va. as a place to work. They're proud of the University, work long hours and value the employee benefits. More
December 4, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has been appointed to the boards of directors that oversee the Center for Innovative Technology, a state-chartered non-profit organization that accelerates innovation and technology company creation, the CIT announced Tuesday. More
November 20, 2012
The University of Virginia's Miller Center will hold a conference in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 7 to examine the impact that admission policies for highly skilled immigrants have on the U.S. economy. More
November 14, 2012
The University of Virginia is going head-to-head against Old Dominion University, not only in the Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic on Dec. 22, but also in a food drive benefitting Virginia's food banks. U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan is co-chairing the drive with ODU President John R. Broderick. More
Inside Higher Ed | November 14, 2012
The University of Virginia announced Tuesday several changes to its institutional governance policies made in the wake of the university's tumultuous summer in which members of the institution's governing board forced the resignation of President Teresa Sullivan only to reappoint her two weeks later after significant campus pushback. More
November 13, 2012
In her first address focused solely on global affairs, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan lauded U.Va.'s study-abroad leaders for their many years of service and laid a framework to further U.Va's goal to become a leading global university. More
November 9, 2012
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors voted unanimously Friday to extend the five-year contract of President Teresa A. Sullivan for a sixth year. Sullivan's contract will now run through July 31, 2016. More
November 8, 2012
What might the University of Virginia look like in 10 years? That's the question President Teresa A. Sullivan is asking all of the University's stakeholders – those on Grounds and those spread out across the country and around the globe. More
November 6, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has said that faculty recruitment and retention is her top priority. Her plan to raise faculty salaries now has a price tag: $65 million over four years. More
November 1, 2012
In recognition of the important role the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign plays in the community and across the commonwealth, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has declared Nov. 14 "CVC Day at U.Va." More
October 22, 2012
The approaching wave of faculty retirements is both a looming threat and a rare opportunity for the University of Virginia. At a meeting of the Board of Visitors Friday, Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon said as much as 35 percent of the University's 1,000 tenured and tenure-track faculty will retire by 2020. More
Daily Progress | October 19, 2012
A longtime corporate executive will be the University of Virginia's new executive vice president and chief financial officer. Patrick D. Hogan, 60 and a former Ernst & Young executive, fills the spot left by Michael Strine, who resigned after last summer's leadership crisis at UVa. More.
Daily Progress | October 13, 2012
Tens of thousands of students have registered for new free online courses offered by the University of Virginia, though the figures could fall quickly when the teaching starts. More.
October 11, 2012
The University of Virginia is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Presidential Research Poster Competition. U.Va. post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates are invited to submit their posters – highlighting research in high-impact and innovative growth areas – by March 18. More
October 9, 2012
A large crowd joined officials from the University of Virginia and its College at Wise on Monday to dedicate the newly renovated science facility in honor of Leonard W. Sandridge, a longtime supporter and friend of U.Va.-Wise. More
Daily Progress | September 28, 2012
Carol Wood, the University of Virginia's spokeswoman, says she is retiring after 17 years at the school to spend more time near grandchildren and family in Alabama. More.
September 19, 2012
The University of Virginia will participate in a new statewide network designed to accelerate innovation and economic growth. One of only seven multi-institution initiatives to win federal funding as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce's i6 Challenge in 2012, the Virginia Innovation Partnership will bring together universities, community colleges, corporations, investment capital and other resources to drive promising research discoveries forward. More
September 16, 2012
The University of Virginia won widespread praise, including from Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, for keeping its tuition increase for in-state undergraduates at 3.7 percent for the current academic year, the smallest increase in a decade. But what's next? More
Daily Progress | September 13, 2012
President Teresa A. Sullivan unveiled a new plan at Thursday's meeting of the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors to significantly boost faculty pay by the 2016-17 academic year. More.
September 13, 2012
President Teresa A. Sullivan's proposal to raise pay for the University of Virginia faculty took center stage at Thursday's Board of Visitors meeting, but continuing debate about how to best move beyond her resignation and reinstatement this summer bubbled up once again. More
September 12, 2012
In her talk Wednesday at the University of Virginia's Miller Center Forum, President Teresa A. Sullivan invoked another president who faced a divisive atmosphere: Abraham Lincoln. More
September 12, 2012
Questions about the role of the University of Virginia's honor system in a changing academic community took center stage Tuesday afternoon, as University President Teresa A. Sullivan headlined a panel discussion on the "Community of Trust." More
New York Times | September 11, 2012
On a languorous Sunday in June, low season on the campus of the University of Virginia, Prof. Larry Sabato opened a perplexing e-mail. "My instant reaction," he said, "was that I thought we'd been hacked." The message, sent to the entire university, announced the resignation of the university's president, Teresa Sullivan, obliquely citing a "philosophical difference of opinion" with the institution's governing board. Read More.
WVIR NBC-29 | September 10, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan will present her faculty salary proposal to the UVA Board of Visitors this week. It's a plan that could use some of the endowment fund to cover those paychecks. Read More.
WCAV CBS-19 | September 7, 2012
University of Virginia Teresa Sullivan spoke at the Jefferson Innovation Summit Friday in Charlottesville. More.
September 7, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan will kick off a new season of Miller Center forums on Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. In remarks titled "The Way Forward," Sullivan will discuss how the controversial events that unfolded at U.Va. this past summer – her resignation and then reinstatement by the Board of Visitors – are indicative of larger trends and challenges facing all of American higher education. More
August 30, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan and Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell will join a group of about 60 business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, scholars, educators, policymakers and elected officials on Sept. 7 at U.Va. for the Jefferson Innovation Summit for the Commonwealth to discuss how to create and sustain a society of entrepreneurs and innovators in Virginia. More
August 28, 2012
In a warm show of mutual admiration and support, the University of Virginia Faculty Senate and President Teresa A. Sullivan kicked off a new academic year Tuesday by promising to work together to tackle issues of faculty pay, curriculum review and research. More
August 27, 2012
President Teresa A. Sullivan will address the University of Virginia Faculty Senate on Tuesday, the first time she's spoken to faculty since her reinstatement in June. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in Abbott Center Auditorium at the Darden School of Business. More
Daily Progress | August 21, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan focused on progress and potential on Tuesday when she sat down with local media outlets for the first time since this summer's university leadership crisis. She also said she's hopeful about the performance of the university's board. More.
August 21, 2012
The University of Virginia has an opportunity to emerge from a tumultuous summer as a leader on a range of issues confronting higher education nationally, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan said during a press conference Tuesday. More
August 16, 2012
President Teresa A. Sullivan outlined her top priorities to the Board of Visitors on Thursday in a report that comes as the University of Virginia's leadership begins the process of developing new strategic plans. More
Washington Post | August 14, 2012
Teresa A. Sullivan concedes that she may have made mistakes. Maybe the University of Virginia president should have challenged leaders of the school's governing board when they told her in early June that they had enough votes to fire her. More.
Daily Progress | August 13, 2012
Addressing a roomful of her academic colleagues from around the world, University of Virginia President and sociologist Teresa A. Sullivan said that gaining access for college can be a difficult but crucial step for lower- and middle-class students. More.
WVIR NBC-29 | August 8, 2012
A survey of University of Virginia staff and faculty asking about what needs to be done better at the university emerged Tuesday and there are no shortage of suggestions. Read More.
August 7, 2012
Michael Strine resigned as the University of Virginia's executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective today, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan announced. More
WCAV CBS-19 | July 24, 2012
In light of the events at University of Virginia this summer, with President Sullivan's sudden ouster and then reinstatement, faculty members at the university are using this as a teaching experience and offering a new course this fall. More.
July 18, 2012
The University of Virginia is home to a variety of online education efforts ranging from degree programs to innovative online teaching tools, according to a new report from the Faculty Senate's Task Force on Online Education. More
Washington Post | July 18, 2012
Most Virginians polled approve of a decision by the University of Virginia's governing board to reinstate the schools's popular president, Teresa Sullivan, after an ouster attempt and a subsequent uproar on campus, according to a new poll released Wednesday. More.
Washington Post | July 17, 2012
The leadership crisis that rent the University of Virginia last month arose partly out of fear that other elite schools were moving into the vanguard of a coming digital revolution, and that U-Va. stood to be left behind. More.
Washington Post | July 12, 2012
For University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, the last two weeks have been a virtual retread of her first two weeks on the job: a blur of meetings with faculty, staff, board members, important alumni and various other stakeholders in the university community, to take "soundings" and rebuild a fractured institutional consensus. More.
Daily Progress | July 7, 2012
Online education has come to the fore as an item of discussion at the University of Virginia since last month's failed attempt to oust President Teresa A. Sullivan. More.
July 6, 2012
University of Virginia professors ready to turbo-charge their courses by incorporating technology-enhanced teaching tools to boost traditional face-to-face classroom instruction may enter the "Fall 2012 Challenge for Newly Hybrid Technology-Enhanced Courses," thanks to financial support from U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan and the collaborative effort of the Faculty Senate and the Teaching Resource Center. More
Daily Progress | June 27, 2012
Questions - perhaps years' worth - still linger about what happened in the past three weeks at the University of Virginia, but Wednesday, members of the university community were exhaling and taking a step back. More.
June 26, 2012
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors ended 17 days of tumult Tuesday by voting unanimously to reinstate Teresa A. Sullivan as president, and called for the University community to unite behind her to address the many challenges facing it and higher education. More
In an unexpected move on June 10, 2012, the Board of Visitors announced that Teresa A. Sullivan would step down as president of the University of Virginia. On June 26, 2012, the Board of Visitors reversed the decision and reinstated President Sullivan. This page provides comprehensive coverage of University news and responses as well as the news coverage. More
June 26, 2012
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors today acted to reinstate Teresa A. Sullivan as president of the University.The board's decision follows 16 days of vigorous dialogue about the future of the University, which was sparked by the announcement on June 10 that Rector Helen E. Dragas and other board members had asked for Sullivan's resignation. More
UVA Today | June 10, 2012
The Board of Visitors and President Teresa A. Sullivan today mutually agreed that Sullivan will step down as president of the University of Virginia effective Aug. 15. More.
UVA Today | June 1, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has wrapped up her first international trip on behalf of the University, declaring the University's "firm institutional commitment" to expanding and strengthening its partnerships in education and research in East and Southeast Asia. More.
Daily Progress | May 24, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan, in her first international trip on behalf of the university, plans to visit east and southeast Asia, according to a news release from UVa. More.
Daily Progress | May 21, 2012
The University of Virginia has named its art museum after Board of Visitors member and former rector W. Heywood Fralin and his wife, Cynthia, after the Fralins announced the donation of their collection of American art to the university. More.
UVA Today | May 21, 2012
Cynthia and W. Heywood Fralin, longtime supporters of the arts in the commonwealth of Virginia, have announced their intention to donate their collection of American art to the University of Virginia Art Museum. More.
UVA Today | May 20, 2012
Katie Couric joked Sunday that it took 33 years for her alma mater to finally – finally! – invite her to speak at Final Exercises. Then, at last, the call came last fall from University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan. More.
Daily Progress | May 20, 2012
Persevere - it's what Thomas Jefferson would have done, newswoman Katie Couric told the University of Virginia's Class of 2012. Sunday marked the 183rd Final Exercises at UVa, with all the attendant pomp, fanfare and giant balloons. More.
UVA Today | May 21, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan is taking her first international trip on behalf of U.Va, traveling to East and Southeast Asia to strengthen the University's partnerships in education and research and to further raise the profile of the University as a top-tier global research university. More.
UVA Today | May 19, 2012
The recipients of the 2012 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards at the University of Virginia are Madeline Tolmie and Ari Dimas, who will graduate Sunday, and P. Paxton Marshall, professor of electrical and computer engineering. More.
The Chronicle of Higher Education| May 17, 2012
Despite growing pressure from policy makers and prospective students for colleges to prove their value, the institutions have often insisted that their unique missions make simple measurements forbiddingly difficult. Now they have documented proof. More.
Daily Progress | May 16, 2012
Graduates, proud parents, faculty and onlookers from around the state and around the globe will descend on the Charlottesville region this weekend for the University of Virginia's 183rd Final Exercises. More.
UVA Today | May 16, 2012
When Edwin A. Alderman became the first president of the University of Virginia in 1904, he lamented the dearth of pomp and circumstance among graduating students and faculty. Henceforth, he declared, academic regalia would be worn during Final Exercises. More.
Charlottesville News & Arts | May 15, 2012
As her second academic year at UVA comes to a close, we talked with University President Teresa Sullivan about new leadership, budget struggles, and what graduates face as they head out into the world. More.
UVA Today | May 7, 2012
University of Virginia student researchers offered unique perspectives on the physical, legal and political worlds Friday as they presented their findings in the second annual Presidential Research Poster Competition at the Rotunda. More.
UVA Today | May 1, 2012
Approximately 150 members of the University of Virginia's Class of 2012 reminisced about their four years on Grounds and peeked toward the future Monday night at a formal dinner hosted by President Teresa A. Sullivan and organized by the Fourth-Year Trustees. More.
Daily Progress | April 26, 2012
Yoke San Reynolds, vice president and chief financial officer at the University of Virginia, will retire at the end of the year. More.
Tricities.com | April 26, 2012
The David J. Prior Convocation Center was dedicated Wednesday on the college's campus in Wise, Va. Prior died Feb. 2 and soon after his death, students, faculty and college officials called for the naming of the arena in his memory. More.
UVA Today | April 21, 2012
Less than 24 hours after the General Assembly finally approved the 2012-14 state budget, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan reported some good news regarding higher education funding to the Faculty Senate at its regular meeting on Thursday. More.
UVA Today | April 16, 2012
The awarding of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in architecture, law and citizen leadership on Friday offered their recipients an opportunity to marvel at Jefferson's continued relevance in the modern world. More.
Daily Progress | April 13, 2012
The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation celebrated Jefferson's 269th birthday Friday afternoon by honoring a former U.S. senator, a world-renowned architect and the current CEO of the Carnegie Mellon Endowment for International Peace with Thomas Jefferson Medals. More.
UVA Today | April 13, 2012
The University of Virginia's Board of Visitors today approved the smallest increase in a decade for in-state tuition and mandatory fees: 3.7 percent. More.
WSLS | April 11, 2012
Orange and navy blue ties, jackets and pins littered a crowd that came to see the University of Virginia president Teresa A. Sullivan. More.
UVA Today | March 29, 2012
When the Class of 2016 arrives on Grounds in August, its members will likely be the best-qualified first-year students in the University of Virginia's history. More.
Tricities.com | March 24, 2012
UVa-Wise students will soon play sports, listen to concerts and to go school dances in a building named for a beloved figure on campus, their late chancellor. The new convocation center will be named the David J. Prior Convocation Center, following a Friday vote from the College Board. More.
Daily Progress | March 17, 2012
When Teresa A. Sullivan shows up for work each day as president of the University of Virginia, she's not just there to run the place. She also wants to help preserve public higher education in America. More.
UVA Today | March 19, 2012
The 21st century's complex, ill-defined problems – "wicked problems," as they're known – require complex, interdependent solutions. How should a university break the bonds of 20th-century, and even 19th-century, thinking to find answers? More.
UVA Today | March 12, 2012
During a visit to a Rolls-Royce factory in Prince George County on Friday, President Barack Obama praised a partnership between the company, the University of Virginia and other universities and manufacturers. More.
UVA Today | March 5, 2012
The Virginia General Assembly's stalemate over the state's 2012-14 budget is another layer of uncertainty for the University of Virginia as it seeks to balance competing budget demands, including affordability, financial aid and attracting and retaining faculty. More.
Timesnews.net | March 7, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan on Wednesday provided faculty, staff and students at the University of Virginia's College at Wise a detailed description of the search process for a new chancellor. More.
UVA Today | March 5, 2012
Nearly 700 University of Virginia employees turned out on a snowy Monday morning for a staff appreciation pancake breakfast at the John Paul Jones Arena. University President Teresa A. Sullivan and other top administrators, deans and vice presidents donned toques and aprons and stood at serving tables, tongs at the ready. More.
UVA Today | February 28, 2012
The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present their highest honors, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in architecture, law and citizen leadership, during Founder's Day activities on April 13. More.
Daily Progress | February 18, 2012
Twelve University of Virginia students say they will not eat again until administrators bow to demands made by the Living Wage Campaign. At a rally that drew more than 60 people to the Lawn on Saturday, campaign organizers explained the drastic measure. More.
UVA Today | February 15, 2012
For the University of Virginia community, what "respect" means is outlined in a new "Commitment to a Caring Community of Dignity and Respect," which charges employees to "treat everyone else with kindness, dignity and respect, regardless of position or status." More.
UVA Today | February 14, 2012
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan outlined to the Faculty Senate on Friday the steps her administration has taken to improve wages for the University's lowest-paid employees. More.
UVA Today | February 10, 2012
As she visits alumni around the country, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan said they invariably tell her that the connections they made with their professors while on Grounds influence their desire to stay connected to the University. More.
UVA Today | February 7, 2012
University of Virginia employees donated a record $982,000 through the 2011 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign, an annual workplace-giving program that allows state employees to support charities in such areas as health and human services, animal welfare and environmental causes. More.
UVA Today | February 7, 2012
The educational value that the University of Virginia offers its students ranks second among the nation's public institutions, according to the Princeton Review's "Best Value Colleges: 2012 Edition," released today. The announcement was made on NBC's "Today" show and in the pages of USA Today. More.
Tricities.com | February 7, 2012
The presence of so many at the memorial service Monday for the University of Virginia's College at Wise's Chancellor David Prior speaks to the relationship between Prior and his college community, one speaker said. More.
UVA Today | February 3, 2012
In the immediate wake of fourth-year student Yeardley Love's death in May 2010, a shocked University of Virginia community mourned the loss of one of its own. More.
UVA Today | February 2, 2012
Prior, 68, died on Feb. 2. He is survived by his wife, Merry Lu, and two children, daughter Andrea and her husband, Tom Martin, and son Christopher and his wife, Sarah. More.
Daily Progress | January 29, 2012
University presidents are lobbying the General Assembly to block a budget proposal that would restrict how much tuition revenue they can use for student financial aid. More.
Washington Post | January 19, 2012
You roll into class with your cup of coffee, grab a seat and open up your laptop. The professor at the front of the room is one of the most well-known and powerful people on campus, the university president. More.
UVA Today | January 17, 2012
President Teresa A. Sullivan has taught a course on the sociology of work more than 15 times over the past 35 years, and she did so once again during the University of Virginia's January Term. More.
Daily Progress | January 12, 2012
By the end of 2011, the Campaign for the University of Virginia had raised roughly $2.6 billion since its 2004 kickoff. The campaign was started under former President John T. Casteen III. The intended completion date passed during the tenure of current President Teresa A. Sullivan, and now, they're extending the campaign until the $3 billion mark is reached. More.
UVA Today | January 10, 2012
Wall Street Journal correspondent and Pulitzer Prize winner Douglas A. Blackmon will become the new chair of the Forum Program at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, Gerald L. Baliles, the center's director and CEO, announced Monday. More.
Washington Post | January 9, 2012
President Teresa A. Sullivan and her husband live in Carr's Hill, a historic home that celebrated its centennial in 2009. The 11,647-square-foot house has 16 rooms and eight bathrooms and was designed by the same architect who redesigned the Rotunda after a fire in 1895. More.