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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—and reinstated—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 […]

The copper-topped Rotunda is getting a paint job. Photo: Laura Wagner

UVA spending $450K to give Rotunda that ’70s look

The Rotunda is the central structure of University of Virginia’s present and past. It’s a neoclassical architectural masterpiece designed by the founder, Thomas Jefferson, that has become so revered that the UN named it a World Heritage Site. And now, as part of a $52-million renovation, it’s getting a rooftop paint job costing over $450,000. […]