Helen Dragas

I agree, to a point, with Paul Tudor Jones
Published on Jul 19th, 2012
0 comments As a UVA alum, roughly contemporaneous with Paul Tudor Jones, I think he and I might agree on several points [June 21: "'Important alum': Donor Jones had role in Sullivan ouster"], notably: 1) The...
'Karmic fissure': Dragas, Sullivan enjoy healing ceremony
Published on Jul 18th, 2012
40 comments In a continuing effort to promote a spirit of unity and reconciliation, UVA rector Helen Dragas and UVA President Teresa Sullivan attended a cleansing ceremony at the nearby Yogaville ashram. The...
Governor's power exceeds state's contribution
Published on Jul 12th, 2012
0 comments With the Commonwealth contributing  percent of The University's budget [June 21: "'Important alum': Donor Jones had role in Sullivan ouster"], why is any governor making any appointments to the...
Dragas to Simon: 'Quite an unhelpful comment'
Published on Jul 3rd, 2012
189 comments Coping with the earliest suggestions that her action was not resonating quite the way she might have hoped, University of Virginia Rector Helen Dragas lashed out at the provost, John Simon, after he...
Dragas hugged: Controversial UVA rector embraced by Governor McDonnell
Published on Jun 29th, 2012
194 comments Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has doubled down his predecessor's bet on Helen Dragas, reappointing to the University of Virginia Board for a second four-year term a person who controversially fired...
Unanimous: BOV votes to reinstate Sullivan
Published on Jun 26th, 2012
109 comments After two tumultuous weeks, UVA President Teresa Sullivan has been reinstated by unanimous vote of the Board of Visitors. Sullivan's words Her remarks to the BOV and to the multitude on the Lawn "...
Dragas' digs: Rector's new farm suggests plan to stick around
Published on Jun 22nd, 2012
45 comments Even if Helen Dragas doesn't remain UVA rector into a second term, she'll have a place fit for a billionaire to entertain friends and colleagues near Charlottesville. Sources indicate– and her...
Message to the Rector
Published on Jun 22nd, 2012
10 comments A passerby gives two thumbs up to a statement painted on Beta Bridge.
Dragas to Kington: 'Why we can't afford to wait'
Published on Jun 20th, 2012
105 comments "Mark and I will both be in Charlottesville tomorrow and would appreciate a meeting with you." So begins the unraveling of a presidency. And a University. It was Thursday, June 7 that the above...
'Resign!' Students shout at Dragas after BOV picks interim prez
Published on Jun 19th, 2012
156 comments A marathon session of the Board of Visitors ended the day after it began with no new resignations but with an interim president chosen and, afterwards, shouts of "resign" and "shame on you" ringing...
Sullivan appears: Pandemonium outside the Rotunda
Published on Jun 18th, 2012
76 comments Shouts of "UVA, UVA" went up when recently ousted President Teresa Sullivan appeared before the marble steps of the Rotunda. Sullivan's statement: "Apparently, the area of disagreement appears to be...
Dragas shrugged: Defiant rector hires PR firm
Published on Jun 18th, 2012
88 comments With the UVA Faculty Senate formally requesting her resignation and a Board of Visitors meeting with ousted President Theresa Sullivan slated for Monday afternoon, the pressure's on for UVA Rector...
Images from historic President Sullivan reinstatement
0 comments After two tumultuous weeks, UVA President Teresa Sullivan has been reinstated by unanimous vote of the Board of Visitors. "Good things that have come out of all this," said embattled UVA Rector Helen...
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