Mike Mallinoff points to similarities between Charlottesville and Annapolis, where he was city manager. Photo by Eze Amos

Meet the (possible) city manager

By Shrey Dua Three finalists, out of a field of 37, are vying for the job of Charlottesville city manager, and roughly 100 people showed up to see them at an open-to-the-public interview. City councilors questioned the candidates at a Jefferson School African American Heritage Center event on March 6, which was followed by a […]

Rob Vaughan “didn’t just love his work at Virginia Humanities, he lived it,” says current executive director Matthew Gibson.
John Robinson

Vaughan’s passing: Visionary founder of Virginia Humanities remembered

Rob Vaughan, founder of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, died March 6 at age 74, after a rapid progression of Alzheimer’s disease, according to his obituary. He leaves behind the largest, best-funded, and what a colleague calls “the gold standard” of humanities organizations in the country. When then-UVA president Edgar Shannon tapped Vaughan, an English […]