“There were no girls, which was not a good thing. Social life consisted predominantly of fraternities and road trips,” he said. “But it was a calmer time up until, however, the Vietnam War. That was a really, very difficult time.”
Clement, who on July 1 became rector of UVA’s Board of Visitors, also reflected on his new, voluntary role. A longtime supporter who has held several leadership positions at UVA over the years, Clement said, “I was very honored to have been selected” as the 49th rector of the University.
Listen to the latest episode of “Inside UVA” to learn more about Clement’s role and tune in to previous episodes to hear from UVA’s first female provost, Liz Magill and the University’s new chief student affairs officer, Robyn Hadley.