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University Of Virginia Lays Out Student Safety Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2015 | College

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., Dec 8 (Reuters) - The University of Virginia on Monday set out the first steps of a new student safet...

The Hobby Lobby Contraception Case and the Rights of LGBT Individuals: Beware the Insidiousness of the Far Right

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

Some individuals claim to want people to have rights such as marriage-equality, and then at the same time attempt to create a legal loophole for discrimination to thwart full equality for LGBT people.

Tyler Kingkade

Helen Dragas Faces Battle To Stay On UVA Governing Board

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.17.2012 | College

More than 1,500 people have signed a petition started by a University of Virginia student calling for the state's general assembly to block the appoin...

Was Climategate' The Reason For The UVA-Teresa Sullivan Controversy?

The Guardian | Posted 11.14.2012 | College

"Without an understanding of history, we can't understand the present or predict the future." Being a historian myself, I couldn't agree more. But ...

U. Of Virginia Alumni Will Push To Stop Administrator's Reappointment

chronicle.com | Posted 10.01.2012 | College

A group of University of Virginia alumni said on Thursday that it would push state legislators to reject the reappointment of the rector, Helen E. Dra...

Letter Never Sent

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 11.26.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

Students know that turning an essay in late and with errors can cost them. The mistakes are magnified when they occur in a University's apologia to preserve accreditation. We hope SACS will grade kindly.

Boar's Head Revisited

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 11.13.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

Rector Helen Dragas should still resign, of course, or the General Assembly should deny her reappointment when able to do so in January. But even without her the issues would still remain.

Academics Incorporated

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

Tuesday, in Old Cabell Hall, the Honor Committee hosted a roundtable: There were two students, University President Teresa Sullivan, Dean of Students Allen Groves and two members of the faculty.

UVA Leader Not A Fan Of Lady Gaga Class

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.10.2012 | College

Helen Dragas was not gaga for Gaga. Dragas, the rector of the University of Virginia's governing board, was at the center of a controversy in June ...

Donations Pour In To UVA & Student Paper After Controversy

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.16.2012 | College

When Teresa Sullivan was ousted as the president of University of Virginia, the community worried donors would withhold money from the school. In the ...

Public Research Universities in Crisis: It's Not Just Virginia

Hunter R. Rawlings III | Posted 09.05.2012 | College
Hunter R. Rawlings III

Universities are not businesses, but they must be run more efficiently. They are not vocational schools, but they must send their students into the world prepared to be both strong citizens and capable workers. And they must continue to be centers of discovery and scholarship.

Get In-Formation

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 09.02.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

The Board's second-vote encore would have been a fitting end to the University drama -- if the goal had been merely to reinstate Sullivan. From the beginning, however, the debate was about information.

Governor Bob McDonnell Kicking "___"!

Kathy Kemper | Posted 08.28.2012 | College
Kathy Kemper

As Virginia's flagship university begins to heal and deal with the many tough decisions that undoubtedly lie ahead, it owes a big debt to Bob McDonnell for focusing minds and getting the institution back on track.

UVA, Online Learning, and the Lessons of a Salutatorian

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

The start of the off-season for college counselors was sufficiently trampled last week with college news that makes you wonder what the future looks like.

The Business of Higher Education (And the UVA Example)

The Crimson White | Posted 08.28.2012 | College
The Crimson White

The realm of higher education is precariously straddling the line between academic institution and profitable business. One of these serves the student for the good of education; the other serves the student only for the prospect of a tuition check.

Tyler Kingkade

She's Back: University Board Reverses President's Ouster

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.11.2012 | College

The University of Virginia's Board of Visitors voted unanimously Tuesday to reinstate Teresa Sullivan as president of the flagship campus, capping 16 ...

Jason Linkins

No, The Conflict At The University Of Virginia Has Got Nothing To Do With A 'Queen Bee Scenario'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media

Back when the contretemps that's currently engulfing the University of Virginia concerning the ouster of University President Teresa Sullivan started ...

Some Assembly Required

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 08.26.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

On the Sullivan question, the faculty stance is well-known. Contrary to the myth of lazy professors, the Faculty Senate worked hard to support Sullivan.

Tyler Kingkade

UVA Turmoil Is 'Exhibit A' Of Troubles Public Colleges Face

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.25.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- It’s a rough time to be running a public university. Teresa Sullivan's sudden removal as president of the University of Virginia, and...

Zach Carter

University of Virginia Scandal Fingers Education's Corporate Masters

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.25.2012 | College

For more than two weeks, the University of Virginia has been in an uproar over the abrupt resignation of school President Teresa Sullivan. Sullivan st...

Erin Mershon

College Outsourcing Plan Sparks Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.25.2012 | College

In a controversy that's roiled higher education, academics across the country have decried the University of Virginia's recent ousting of President Te...

Lessons on Leadership: The University of Virginia Fires a President

Terry Newell | Posted 08.22.2012 | College
Terry Newell

The university will survive this difficult period. Yet UVA's leaders, including Sullivan, would do well to identify the lessons about leadership to be learned from this episode.

Midnight Judges

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

Whether Mark Kington's resignation Tuesday came from moral acknowledgement of wrongdoing or a panicked response to public frustration, his stepping down has been the only true statement he's made.

Addressing Vision, Challenges, Pace of Change in Academe

Jeff Abernathy | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
Jeff Abernathy

At Alma College, the pressures are many as well and considerably more existential in nature than for the elite institutions across the land.

Zach Carter

University Coup Led By Political Donors Lacking Academic Experience

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.21.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- The leadership coup at the University of Virginia was conducted by a governing board with profound financial means and limited professio...