UVA's Rotunda. Photo: Dan Addison, UVA Public Affairs.

UVA eyes privatization as public funds diminish

In a preliminary report released earlier this week, a University of Virginia panel proposed that the Commonwealth’s flagship university take significant steps toward operating more like a private school. Jenna Johnson at the Washington Post broke the story of the 11-page report earlier this week. It was drafted in April by the UVA Strategic Planning […]

Cavalier Daily Editor-in-Chief Kaz Komolafe and Executive Editor Charlie Tyson (standing, left and right) look over pages with staff on the day their paper made the switch to digital-first content. Photo: Christian Hommel.

Cavalier Daily prioritizes online publishing

UVA’s Cavalier Daily is an unusual specimen in the world of campus newspapers. Founded in 1890, it is financially and editorially independent from the University. Students sell the ads to generate an annual budget of a few hundred thousand dollars, which pays for a print circulation of about 10,000. Students write the copy. Students edit […]