Topic: Philanthropy

The Next Great Initiative

The Next Great Initiative

Jay Gundy (Grad ’79) sees opportunities in Jefferson Trust

With his appointment as executive director of the Jefferson Trust, James A. “Jay” Gundy (Grad ’79) takes charge of a program rooted in tradition.

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Spring 2009

News Briefs

News Briefs

Animal Rights

Bob Barker, longtime host of the game show The Price is Right and animal-rights advocate, has given $1 million to the Law School to establish an animal law...

Spring 2009

Bookmarked: A Gift From Above

Bookmarked: A Gift From Above

During halftime of the Clemson football game on Nov. 22, a sky diver landed in Scott Stadium to present a gift from the Seven Society in the amount of $14,777.77. In...

Spring 2009

Weathering Tight Times

Weathering Tight Times

University copes with difficult economy

University copes with difficult economy

Spring 2009

Two for One

Two for One

Grant has unexpected payoff in African project

A grant from the Jefferson Trust yielded unexpected dividends for a project that’s addressing community health issues in Africa.

The trust, which is administered by...

Spring 2008

History of Giving

History of Giving

The Next Five Largest Single Gifts to the University

$100 million from Frank Batten Sr. Read article here »

$64 million from David A. Harrison III (2002) The late David A. Harrison III (College ’39, Law ...

Summer 2007

Biking to Uganda

Biking to Uganda

During the first week of April, students on stationary bikes pedaled the equivalent of more than 7,300 miles—the approximate distance between Charlottesville and Kampala, Uganda. With the help...

Summer 2007

Bald is Beautiful

Bald is Beautiful

Students shorn for a good cause

St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally observed by the wearing of the green. But St. Baldrick’s Day, celebrated at the University of Virginia on March 23, requires...

Summer 2007

Granting Excellence

Granting Excellence

Fund helps future nurses, doctors and lawyers pursue public good

Nursing and medical students working to prevent the spread of AIDS in southern Africa are among the beneficiaries of grants totaling $325,000 that the Jefferson Trust announced April 13, Thomas Jefferson...

Summer 2007

Home-Grown Tradition

Home-Grown Tradition

UVaClubs gear up for Cavaliers Care

Traditions are revered at UVA, and one of the best to emerge in recent years has been Cavaliers Care.

Initially established through the efforts of the Alumni...

Spring 2007

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater