The Board endorsed commitments to double the number of underrepresented faculty by 2030, review tenure and promotion processes and support a more racially and socioeconomically diverse student population, among other goals.
The series features stories written by faculty authors and by researchers who serve on the President’s Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation, or who conduct research as part of the commission’s responsibilities.
One in an occasional series about the findings of the president’s commissions on Slavery and on the University in the Age of Segregation. This installment examines the false narratives of statues, including the George Rogers Clark statue.
In the growing field of environmental justice, assistant professor Kimberly Fields studies how government and community responses can make a difference in addressing issues of environmental inequality.
Kiki Petrosino explores her connections as a UVA alumna to her ancestral roots in Virginia, and teaches students that archival research can lead to poetry connecting with the humanity of people in the past.
Camille Favero, the first Darden Focused Ultrasound Fellow, will work for the foundation, where new therapeutic technology is transforming treatment of conditions like Parkinson’s tremor or breast cancer.
The festival will feature “The Good Lord Bird,” a series about abolitionist John Brown, and host the film’s star and executive producer, Ethan Hawke, co-star Joshua Caleb Johnson, executive producer and author James McBride, and more.