Single Sanction Affirmed

A proposal to create a multiple-sanction honor system was rejected by 70 percent of student voters in a February referendum. The proposal, put forth by Hoos Against Single Sanction, sought to establish additional sanctions, less severe than permanent expulsion from the University, to address “trivial cases.”

First Rate

For the 15th consecutive year, UVA graduated the highest percentage of African-American students of all public universities (88 percent), according to the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, topping its nearest public rival, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, by 14 percentage points.

Business Class

The McIntire School of Commerce claimed the top spot in BusinessWeek’s annual rankings of the nation’s best undergraduate business programs. Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School took the No. 2 and 3 spots.