The University will inaugurate its ninth president, Jim Ryan, on Friday. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and former Harvard University president Drew Gilpin Faust will speak, followed by a much-anticipated inaugural address from Ryan himself. more >
Kevin Gaines previously taught at Princeton University, the University of Texas and the University of Michigan. “His appointment puts UVA on the map for the study of, and research in, civil rights and social justice,” the chair of UVA’s history department said. more >
The gift from Bronco and Holly Mendenhall is the largest by a head coach to the University. “Holly and I are excited to be a part of the process that transforms Virginia football,” Bronco Mendenhall said. more >
Jim Ryan was officially sworn in as UVA’s ninth president on a beautiful fall afternoon on the Lawn. The new president used his inaugural address to deliver a bold, hopeful vision for the future, including a firm promise for low- and middle-income Virginians. more >
Engineering alum Samuel Ezersky turned his talents toward UVA to craft a bicentennial/inaugural crossword puzzle. more >
The 16-member group will report back in February on the community’s most pressing issues and the best long-term structure for developing solutions. more >
Two prominent alumni bring their expertise and energy to “Honor the Future,” the University’s $5 billion campaign, scheduled to launch its public phase next fall. more >
The annual event draws thousands to UVA’s Grounds each year. The 2018 iteration includes a lot of new programming as well as some spooky surprises. more >