University of Virginia Setting Up Endowed Position in Julian Bond’s Honor

University News

The University of Virginia has announced that it will establish a permanent position in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences in honor of Julian Bond, the civil rights leader and social activist who died Saturday at age 75. Funding for The Julian Bond Professorship of Civil Rights and Social Justice stands at $2 million, according to the university, and has a goal of $3 million.