Over the last several years, Sweet Briar College, Virginia Intermont, and Saint Paul's College have announced that they were closing—and now state officials are engaging in a broad discussion about what recourse families have when that happens.
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Director Peter Blake says before a college closes, two important functions must be carried out. The first directly helps students.
After five difficult years, observers were not sure if Teresa Sullivan would continue as president of the University of Virginia, but the first woman to hold that job received a near-unanimous vote of support this week.
From the outset, 65-year-old Teresa Sullivan had said she did not want to serve another five-year term.
It’s been a month since 20-year-old Grace Mann was murdered in her Fredericksburg home. The University of Mary Washington student had been active with a group called Feminists United, which had been the target of threatening posts online. Now, a national group has filed a complaint with the federal government – charging the school did too little to protect women on campus.
Sometimes it seems like so many new discoveries are being made, that it’s hard to keep up with all the new knowledge coming at us each day. Well, you have researchers to thank for that. People, who get curious about something, then make a plan to find out more.