The University plans to continue hosting bicentennial events until Jan. 25, 2019, the 200th anniversary of the charter’s signing.
In honor of UVA’s bicentennial, we asked some administrators what they think UVA—and higher education—will look like in 25–50 years.
Take a look back at how the University has celebrated big anniversary milestones.
Through architecture, Jefferson hoped students would gain a sense of design, order and beauty.
Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the bicentennial will be much more than a birthday celebration.
Finding the University’s first president took 80 years—give-or-take, heeding Jefferson, or not.
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.
UVA student Otto Warmbier (Com ’17), who died after spending 17 months in North Korean captivity, will receive a bachelor of arts degree in economics.
The UVA chapter accepted a $1.65 million payout, marking the end of litigation.
October’s Bicentennial Launch Celebration figures to be one heck of a party.
Training the next generation to think outside of their disciplines is a goal of the UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute and the Environmental Resilience Institute.
The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.
New rector Rusty Conner (Col ’78, Law ’81) is one of several people in a new role on the University’s Board of Visitors.
Readers share their thoughts on past issues.
The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.
A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville.
Officials, alumni condemn violence in the name of hate on Grounds and in town.
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.
UVA Alumni Association President Jenifer Andrasko comments on recent events in Charlottesville.
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.
Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.
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.