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News from Around Grounds

A few of the latest University news stories.

News Briefs

After 20 Years, a New General Counsel for U.Va.; U.Va. Provost to Lead Lehigh; Rankings Roundup; On the Money

Value Statement

U.Va. has again been named one of the nation's top values among public universities.

Value Propositions

Value Propositions

The University's reputation as one of the best values among public institutions has received a slight uptick with the recent release of two lists measuring value.

Rankings Roundup

Rankings Roundup

Where does U.Va. sit on recent lists?

News Briefs

Rita Dove receives National Medal of Arts; Students receiving free electrionc texts; Recycling at Scott Stadium; Darden Dean Bruner named Dean of the Year; VQR; Rankings

U.Va. retains No. 3 “best value” ranking

How We Rank

No. 2 Public University

U.S. News & World Report

Top 10 Best College Campus Architecture

Architectural Digest

Best College Towns

Southern Living


No. 3

Head of the Class: Sullivan calls first years “strongest” ever

U.Va. holds firm as no. 2 public university

The State of the University

The State of the University

What's going on with the budget? What about tuition increases? Read a Q&A with President Sullivan.

News Briefs


Peace Corps

U.Va. ranks second in the number of alumni entering the Peace Corps among medium-size colleges and universities. Currently, 71 graduates are volunteers

Sharing the Price Tag of Excellence

Sharing the Price Tag of Excellence

McIntire School of Commerce class

Since rankings for undergraduate business programs began six years ago, the McIntire School of Commerce has been ensconced in first or second place. Until

Medicine, Law and Other U.Va. Schools Improve in Rankings

U.Va. Best Value Among Public Universities

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