UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.
The Board of Visitors’ new rector talks about where we’re going, how he likes to manage and what he’s looking for in the next president.
New rector Rusty Conner (Col ’78, Law ’81) is one of several people in a new role on the University’s Board of Visitors.
The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.
When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.
As the Board of Visitors searches for the University’s ninth president, take a look back at the first eight—the challenges they faced and their lasting imprints.
A look at the quiet effectiveness of Paul Saunier, an administrator who helped desegregate UVA.
President Teresa Sullivan says Michael White (Col ’81) is an example of a generous alum who has remained “steadfast” in the effort to help keep the University diverse.
Virginia’s Curry School of Education climbs in the rankings; a new student center opens on the Corner; and a Grammy Award-winning producer visits Grounds.
This year’s Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalists include a former U.S. Attorney General and a world-renowned entrepreneur.
Bryanna Miller (Col ’18) discusses the challenges awaiting as she takes over as the new Board of Visitors student member.
At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.
In a national Gallup survey, UVA’s young alumni beat national averages in well-being, workplace engagement and emotional connection to their alma mater.
UVA’s first female president is ready to pass the torch and return to teaching. The search committee hopes to find her successor by August 2018.
President Teresa A. Sullivan articulates plans for the Universities third century, while preparing to celebrate the achievements of the past 200 years.