Three members of UVA’s Board of Visitors have called for an emergency meeting of the Board, set for Tuesday at 3pm, to "discuss possible changes in the terms of employment of the President." It’s evidence that Sullivan’s supporters on the 16-member Board—down a voting member after the resignation of Vice Rector Mark Kington earlier this [...]
Outrage within the UVA community over the sudden and still poorly understood resignation of University President Teresa Sullivan is building to a head this week, and the Board of Visitors is bearing the brunt of the anger over the secret ouster.
Sole member of UVA Board of Visitors to vote against Zeithaml issues statement
After more than 11 hours behind closed doors, the University of Virginia Board of Visitors has elected Carl Zeithaml, head of UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce, interim president.
UVA Vice Rector Mark Kington has resigned from his position, according to a letter sent to Governor Robert McDonnell today
More than 2,000 UVA faculty, students, and alumni took to the Lawn this afternoon in a strong show of support for ousted President Teresa Sullivan, who met briefly with the Board of Visitors.
Sullivan’s complete remarks to the Board of Visitors during a closed session today
UVA has released a statement made by ousted president Teresa Sullivan to the Board of Visitors this afternoon, a seven-plus page document read aloud by Faculty Senate member and drama professor Gweneth West on the Rotunda steps as the Board carried on a closed-session meeting.
In a near-unanimous vote, the Faculty Senate of the University of Virginia on Sunday passed a resolution put forward late last week by its Executive Council that expressed strong support of ousted University President Teresa Sullivan and a lack of confidence in the Board of Visitors that apparently orchestrated her resignation.
UVA’s Faculty Senate went a step further today in its criticism of University leaders over their ousting of President Theresa Sullivan, even as Sullivan’s own appointees encouraged cooperation within the community.
Live auction of Downtown property set for Monday
Jim Justice II doesn’t call central Virginia home, but his footprint in the region is big—and growing.
Details of UVA President Teresa Sullivan’s resignation continue to trickle out in the days following the surprise announcement of her coming departure, but leaders remain quiet about the reason she was pushed out—and a former University president says the lack of transparency from the Board of Visitors on the issue is troubling.
Baled plastic bottles—many likely from Charlottesville curbside containers—await pickup at TFC Recycling in Chester. The single-stream plant can process 6,600 tons of recyclables a month. (Photo by Ash Daniel) This pile of newsprint and ink cost you nothing, but there’s stiff competition for it all the same. Recyclable materials—including the weekly in your hands—have been [...]
Forecasts for the 2012 hurricane season predict an average number of Atlantic storms, but a UVA climatologist says we’re in for an uptick in activity soon. (Photo: Zuma Press/zumapress.com) ’Tis the season: Risk of hurricanes average now, but what’s on the horizon? The 2012 hurricane season officially began last Friday, but mother nature had no [...]
Charlottesville’s Human Rights Task Force was born amid controversy last winter as the City Council put the brakes on a plan to appoint a body to investigate, mediate, and issue rulings on alleged cases of discrimination.
A plan for the newly updated Azalea Park shows rearranged amenities and a new parking layout. (City Parks Department) How does a park grow? Many in the Fry’s Spring neighborhood can now count the ways. After years of community input, planning, and grant-seeking, a series of improvements to Azalea Park is now under way, [...]
A federal judge has struck down a local group’s latest legal objection to the Meadowcreek Parkway, issuing an order that dismisses a number of legal arguments against the federally funded interchange that will connect the rod through McIntire Park with the 250 Bypass.
Berkeshire Hathaway’s purchase of 63 daily and weekly newspapers owned by Media General—including the Daily Progress and the Richmond Times-Dispatch—is still keeping people talking. Especially media wonks like us.
More than four years after the Piedmont Family YMCA inked deals with the city and Albemarle County that would allow the group to build a permanent facility in McIntire Park…
After years of financial hardship and a soured tax deal with the state, Wintergreen has announced it’s being acquired by James C. Justice Companies, Inc., a coal company that also owns the upscale historic Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia.
The reporters and members of the public who gathered in Charlottesville Circuit Court this week to see key evidence from the trial of George Huguely knew the details of the case already.
Alice Anderson believes that if you want to solve a problem, the first step is shining a light on it.
The reporters and members of the public who gathered in the shaded courtroom at the Charlottesville Circuit Court this week knew the details of the case already.
The property at the corner of Ridge McIntire and West Main Street, pictured here in a 2007 photo, is slated to become a 70′-tall hotel—a project the city says will help establish a gateway to Downtown at one end of the overlooked corridor. But the project will displace a number of young startups, some of [...]