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Joy and pain: A political week like no other

In politics, as in life, there are weeks that simply take your breath away. Weeks where things move so quickly, and with such unexpected force, that it feels like the laws of physics have been suspended, and that time is suddenly moving at twice its normal speed. So it was last week, when the political […]

Mark T. Bowles and Whittington W. Clement of Richmond, Tammy S. Murphy of Red Bank, New Jersey, Jeffrey C. Walker of New York City, and James V. Reyes of Washington, D.C., begin their terms on the Board of Visitors.
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New BOV members: What’s changed since Sullivan ouster?

Since University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan was fired in 2012, there have been calls for change in both how the Board of Visitors is governed and who is on the board. With Governor Terry McAuliffe’s last round of five appointees, critics say there’s still too little diversity in who gets appointed. And one tradition—that […]