UVA President Teresa Sullivan addresses the Faculty Senate on Tuesday, August 28. Photo: Graelyn Brashear.

Sullivan speaks to Faculty Senate on summer’s turmoil, merit pay

Tuesday night’s Faculty Senate town hall meeting with UVA President Teresa Sullivan at Darden’s Abbot Auditorium started on a light note. Faculty Senate Chair George Cohen, a vocal and visible representative of his colleagues’ support of Sullivan throughout the summer’s attempted ouster, welcomed the crowd of hundreds and then brought out a special guest. “I’d […]

Provost John Simon addresses the UVA Faculty Senate in June. Photo: Graelyn Brashear

Sullivan will field questions at UVA faculty senate meeting

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan will address the Faculty Senate for the first time since she resigned and was reinstated this summer. The Faculty Senate will hold its meeting in the Abbot Center Auditorium—the same location as the meeting in June, which overflowed into surrounding rooms—Tuesday, August 28, at 5:30pm. The meeting will be […]

Virginia Beach RB Taquan Mizzell became Virginia's 18th commitment in the Class of 2013. Photo: Ross Taylor / The Virginian-Pilot.

“Smoke” could signal Virginia’s return to recruiting prominence

He answers to “Smoke.” That alone should speak to the budding legend of Taquan Mizzell, one of just 22 prep prospects in the Class of 2013 to have received five-star distinction from recruiting authority Rivals.com. Mizzell verbally committed to UVA last Tuesday, spurning offers from a host of college football’s bluebloods — Miami, Notre Dame, […]