University of Virginia President Jim Ryan today announced that the University’s major contractors, working in partnership with UVA, are raising the wages of their full-time employees to at least $15 an hour, effective Jan.
The University of Virginia’s 10-year parking and transportation master plan features a combination of transportation innovations and increasing parking efficiency and capacity.
Wrapped within serpentine walls, the 10 Jeffersonian gardens at the University of Virginia’s Academical Village, each exhibiting its own personality, are places of serenity and contemplation, where students and visitors can relax on shaded benches nestled among a wide variety of flowers, shrubs and trees.
SmartAsset, a personal finance website, ranked the University of Virginia No. 2 in Virginia and No. 28 in the nation in its best value rankings, announced in September.
Students who log in to the Student Information System to search for spring courses are in for a better experience: The University of Virginia has just launched a new user interface that makes it much easier to search and register.
The University of Virginia announced today that Tim Longo has been appointed interim chief of University Police. Longo, whose appointment is effective immediately, will serve as interim chief for a period of approximately 12 months, providing senior leadership and a wealth of experience to the University’s police department.
Anyone at the University of Virginia for the past 50-plus years who has done any sort of purchasing probably worked with Joyce Dunn, described by colleagues as “a fixture of the Accounts Payable team” and “the epitome of customer service.” Dunn, who began working at UVA in 1961 at age 19, died Sept. 5 in Chesterfield.
Moving quickly to take advantage of favorable rates, the University of Virginia this month executed three bond sales that, collectively, position it to save millions in interest payments over the coming decades while backing strategic projects across Grounds.
The University of Virginia is on track to meet its carbon footprint reduction goal six years ahead of schedule.In a report presented to the Board of Visitor’s Buildings and Grounds Committee on Thursday, Cheryl Gomez, director of operations at Facilities Management, and Phoebe Crisman, professor of architecture and director of global studies, outlined UVA’s progress on its current Sustainabilit
American universities, used to taking the long view of history, seem to see the current era of rock-bottom interest rates as one that may not come around again for another century.
The University of Virginia is the No. 2 “best value” public university in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 undergraduate university rankings, released Monday. This assessment takes into consideration total cost, educational quality, the cost after receiving grants and the percentage of students who receive grants.
Noting that students who attend the public colleges and universities on its “America’s Top Colleges” list, released in August, spend nearly $30,000 less annually than those who attend private institutions, Forbes magazine issued a separate ranking of public universities. The University of Virginia ranked No.
Kathy McGruder, an employee with UVA's dining hall, has been touching lives for generations of students. McGruder is so loved at UVA that the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy has an award in her honor. It honors kindness, positivity and good nature.
From Kiplinger to Money Magazine, many publications roll out their assessments of colleges and universities just as students descend upon campuses around the country (and high school seniors start to get serious about filling out their college applications). Here, in one spot, are all the rankings you need to know about the University of Virginia so far. (The much-anticipated U.S.
Students at The University of Virginia now have a new app to keep them safe. UVA launched the app, LiveSafe, to help the University Police Department and Office of Emergency Management fight crimes before they even happen. The app comes with a bunch of different safety features to help provide the most protection possible.
In the attic of Cocke Hall at the University of Virginia, a ladder leads to a small door. On his hands and knees, Dave Roberts, a zone maintenance supervisor for UVA’s Division of Facilities Management, crawls around heating ducts and a maze of wooden ceiling timbers to reach one of the most unique tasks in his job: looking after the clock at the rear of Cocke Hall.
For the second time in as many years, the University of Virginia, known as a “public Ivy League school,” is in the top 10 schools ranked by Money Magazine as the “Best Colleges for Your Money.” Money ranked UVA the 10th-best-value school overall, and, for the third year in a row, named the University No. 7 in its ranking of public universities.
Hoospitality” at the University of Virginia does not stop when classes end in early May. The Grounds remain a mini-city, with the University hosting about 11,000 visitors in the span of 12 weeks during the summer.
The University of Virginia’s new 10-year strategic plan is now official.
Kiplinger, a Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal financial advice, on Thursday ranked UVA the fourth-best public college value in the United States. The new distinction comes after the Princeton Review ranked UVA America’s best value public college in 2018 and U.S News and World Report ranked UVA the No.
Faculty at the University of Virginia and UVA’s College at Wise are helping one another make a difference in the lives of Southwest Virginians. In a time of increasing consideration for the future of rural communities, academic partnerships become an important tool for building economic development across the commonwealth.
Students, faculty and staff, members of the Charlottesville community and visitors from far and wide wander through the University of Virginia’s Grounds snapping photos and lounging in the shade of enormous trees every day. As some of UVA’s oldest living things, do you ever wonder how much history these trees have experienced in their tenure?
A 3-year-old German Shepherd has just joined the police force at the University of Virginia. Rexo joins German Shepherd Nahla, a 2-and-a-half-year-old.
Over the first two weekends of June, more than 5,200 University of Virginia alumni and their guests descended on Grounds to celebrate their class reunions. They reconnected with friends, held class dinners all over Grounds, snapped selfies with national championship trophies, met UVA President Jim Ryan and made mad dashes for Bodo’s bagels.
If you’ve ever had a meal, a cup of coffee or just hung out at the University of Virginia’s Newcomb Hall dining room any time over the last three decades, chances are you’d recognize Chris Raupp. He’s the guy with the boundless energy, the laser focus and the great smile.
University of Virginia President Jim Ryan is unveiling a new award to recognize Academic Division and Medical Center staff who have collaborated across units, departments, and schools.
The nearly 60 sycamore trees that line the Boar’s Head Resort were chosen by Meade Palmer, a renowned landscape architect and professor at the University of Virginia School of Architecture, who placed the trees in such a way that when they were fully grown, they would be spaced appropriately.
Following a national search, the University of Virginia has promoted one of its own, Melissa Fielding, to become its first deputy chief of police. Fielding has served on the UVA Police force for 27 years. She joined UVA as a security officer in 1992. She was promoted to police officer in 1993, sergeant in 1998, lieutenant in 2007 and captain in 2015.
Tables on top of tables, a room full of chairs. Framed photographs stacked on a rack with $5 price tags. File cabinets. Hotel dressers. Chairs. Residence hall dressers. Bookshelves. More chairs. Computer carts. End tables. Still more chairs. There’s a sale going on.
The Executive Committee of the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors voted Friday to roll back a 2.9% in-state undergraduate tuition increase approved in December and maintain the current rate for the coming academic year.
From telehealth networks to start-up incubators, state parks to downtown revitalization, the University of Virginia and UVA’s College at Wise are finding new ways to engage in university-based economic development in Southwest Virginia.
An office of the University of Virginia charged with leading organizational effectiveness and improvements across the institution has a new target in its sights: meetings. No, meetings aren’t going away.
Earth Week celebrations at the University of Virginia, from April 15 to April 22, will echo the pursuits of the University’s President Jim Ryan, from its central theme of community-building to running along the road picking up trash. “Building Bridges” is the theme of the Earth Week Expo, to be held Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m in Newcomb Hall Ballroom.
The University of Virginia’s Bicentennial Commission on Tuesday partnered with University Human Resources to show some appreciation for the contributions of the thousands of employees who daily serve UVA in myriad ways.
On Thursday, some of the first concrete was poured for the University of Virginia’s Memorial to Enslaved Laborers, which received a formal blessing on Sunday.
The University of Virginia today announced that it will pay all full-time, benefits-eligible employees in its academic division and medical center a living wage of at least $15 an hour, beginning Jan. 1.
Settling in to watch the University of Virginia men’s basketball team take on the University of Pittsburgh Saturday, alumnus Cory Paradis saw something that took his breath away. Paradis, who graduated from UVA’s School of Architecture in May, was born with cerebral palsy and has been in a wheelchair most of his life.
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors on Friday approved an “upper division” tuition rate, to be effective in the fall of 2021 for the College of Arts & Sciences. At implementation in 2021-22, the upper division tuition rate will be $2,700 higher than the lower division rate and will apply to third-year students.
Members of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors’ Buildings and Grounds Committee on Thursday afternoon approved the site, concept and design guidelines for a hotel and conference center on the parcel of land referred to as the Ivy Corridor.
After eight years at the University of Virginia Police Department, Muki is retiring. Muki is a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois who has served as the department’s explosive-detection canine. He will continue to live with his handler, Officer Audrell Ragland. Read more.
The Princeton Review has refreshed its return-on-investment rankings of the nation’s colleges and universities, but the main image on its website gives a clear indication about what remains the same: a shot of the University of Virginia’s Rotunda.
The architects who worked on the renovation of the University of Virginia’s iconic Rotunda have been honored by their peers for their contributions. The American Institute of Architects honored John G.
The Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Award Advisory Panel recognized the University of Virginia’s Delta Force as the 2019 Innovation Award winner in the category “Higher Education Energy Efficiency Technology” for its innovative approach to energy efficiency advances.
A new working group made up of University of Virginia faculty, staff and students and local community members has identified seven pressing issues facing the Central Virginia area. As challenging as the task was for the working group, that was the easy part. For the hard part, the working group is turning to the community.
For the first time in more than 100 years, the University of Virginia is renovating Carr’s Hill, a signature historic property that shares architectural DNA with the Rotunda, Old Cabell Hall and other buildings on Grounds that were designed or refurbished by famed architect Stanford White.
The University of Virginia has expanded its commitment to the Bicentennial Professors Fund to further strengthen efforts to attract and retain the best and the brightest faculty members across every discipline.
East of the Rotunda and Brooks Hall, a tall fence wrapped in green marks out an important construction project: the future Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia. Conceived initially by students almost 10 years ago, the idea for a memorial was continued by the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University.
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors on Friday approved a 2.9 percent increase in tuition for most undergraduate Virginians and a 3.5 percent increase for out-of-state students.
In early August, University of Virginia President Jim Ryan announced the appointments of several new members of his leadership team, including Jennifer “J.J.” Wagner Davis as the University’s new executive vice president and chief operating officer. On Nov.
Clark Hall is now a lot cheaper to operate, thanks to Delta Force. Clark Hall, which opened in 1932 and currently houses the University of Virginia’s Department of Environmental Sciences and the Charles L.
In 2016, the University of Virginia, the first in the country to set nitrogen reduction goals, laid out its environmental principles in a landmark sustainability plan. Those and other efforts have helped UVA establish itself as a leader in sustainability, environmental education and green building and repairs.
The University of Virginia plans to waive tuition for in-state students whose families earn less than $80,000 annually and have "typical assets" while students from families earning less than $30,000 annually would be eligible for free tuition and room and board.
James E. Ryan, the new president of The University of Virginia (UVA) pledged to waive tuition for students in families whose combined income is less than $80,000 a year during his inauguration. Read more.
President Ryan Appoints Working Group to Identify Key Issues for Improving UVA-Community Relationship
Strengthening the University’s relationship with the City of Charlottesville, County of Albemarle and the surrounding region is the goal of a new working group established by University of Virginia President Jim Ryan. The group will determine the highest-priority issues for consideration, which might include wages, housing, education, health care and other matters.
Forbes magazine has long lauded the University of Virginia as one of “America’s Top Colleges.” But this year, it has also placed the University on its lists of “America’s Best Employers for 2018” and “America’s Best Employers for Women 2018.” Read more
University of Virginia volunteers were visible throughout the community yesterday, working on a wide array of projects as part of the United Way’s annual Laurence E. Richardson Day of Caring.
Carla Williams walked out of the Rotunda with a deep sense of gratitude. She was coming from a meeting at which the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors approved a master plan designed to transform the athletics precinct on North Grounds.
If the original Academical Village offers a portrait of constancy across the University of Virginia’s first 200 years, the rest of Grounds might fairly be described as a scene of perpetual motion.
With Hurricane Florence projected to impact the southeastern United States in the coming days, the University of Virginia is taking the necessary steps – in coordination with city, county and state partners – to prepare for what could be a very serious situation.
President Jim Ryan today announced the expansion of a new parental leave policy for all University of Virginia and UVA Health System staff members who are eligible for benefits under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
University of Virginia Health System held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for a $105 million comprehensive musculoskeletal center. The approximately 195,000-square-foot facility will consolidate U.Va.’s outpatient orthopedic care in a single location. It will include six outpatient operating rooms, where orthopedic and sports medicine surgeries will be performed.
A new task force established by President Jim Ryan will develop recommendations for how a critical piece of property can best serve the University of Virginia and the community into UVA’s third century.
The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2019” rankings are out today, and the news is again good for the University of Virginia. UVA again ranks as the magazine’s No. 2 “Best Value” among public national universities.
The University of Virginia is planning for the next 10 years of parking and transportation on Grounds and seeking input from the UVA community. “We will be looking at developments in the area of transportation, and what that might mean for the future on Grounds,” said Julia Monteith, the senior land use planner in the Office of the Architect for the University.
Last week was a good week for accolades about the quality and value of the University of Virginia, from U.S. News & World Report’s hospital rankings to the Princeton Review’s “best bang for your buck” honorific.Check our ranking of recent rankings. Read more.
The University of Virginia is No. 1 among public colleges and universities in Princeton Review’s annual return-on-investment rankings, “Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back.” The return-on-investment listing is among the rankings and categories that Princeton Review compiles in the 2019 edition of “The Best 384 Colleges,” which was released earlier this month.
The University of Virginia has jumped into the top 10 best-value American universities in Money Magazine’s 2018 “Best Colleges for Your Money” rankings, announced today, edging out Harvard University.
This page contains messages and content produced by the University of Virginia in preparation for, and related to, the one-year anniversary of the violent demonstrations associated with the “Unite the Right” rally on Aug. 11 and 12, 2017. Read more.
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors today approved an investment of $100 million in strategic funds to support new student scholarships through UVA’s Bicentennial Scholars Fund. This is the second $100 million investment that the board has designated for matching scholarships from the University’s Strategic Investment Fund.
University of Virginia President James E. Ryan today announced the appointment of three senior executives...Jennifer “J.J.” Wagner Davis will serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Read more.
Tommye S. Sutton, deputy chief of police at Northwestern University, has been named assistant vice president and chief of police at the University of Virginia, effective Aug. 1. Sutton will succeed Mike Gibson, who is retiring after leading the University Police Department for nearly 13 years. Gibson started his career at UVA as a patrol officer in 1982.
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan on Friday announced a revised policy regarding the time, place and manner of expressive activity by groups that are unaffiliated with the University meeting outdoors on University property.
New York, April 19, 2018 -- Moody's Investors Service has assigned Aaa ratings to the University of Virginia's proposed $200 million General Revenue Pledge Bonds, Series 2018A and Series 2018B. The proposed bonds are likely to be structured with bullet maturities in fiscal 2049. The outlook is stable.
Fitch Ratings-New York-19 April 2018: Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'AAA' rating to the following series of bonds to be issued by The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia (UVA): --$200 million general revenue pledge (GRP) bonds, (tax-exempt) series 2018. Read more.
S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AAA' rating to the University of Virginia's (UVA) $200 million tax-exempt series 2018 bonds.
S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AAA' rating to the University of Virginia's (UVA) $200 million tax-exempt series 2018 bonds. In addition, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'AAA' rating on UVA's fixed-rate general revenue pledge bonds. S&P Global Ratings also affirmed its 'A-1+' short-term rating on the university's outstanding $175 million commercial paper (CP) debt.