Teresa Sullivan

Bob's mess: 'Please stop,' Governor McDonnell urges alumni, faculty, legislators
Published on Jun 28th, 2012
37 comments As many of you know, no major decision of this kind can be made at Virginia without the support and assent of the Governor. –Peter KiernanEver since sending these words in his infamous "this...
Leadership fitness: Did Dragas engage in plus-sized bullying?
Published on Jun 27th, 2012
136 comments Given the lack of specific, convincing reasons that Rector Helen Dragas has given for forcing the resignation of UVA President Teresa Sullivan, what really motivated the decision has become a mystery...
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 "...
Sullivan oustermath: A timeline of UVA in tumult
Published on Jun 25th, 2012
119 comments Some believe that UVA's Rector needs to step down. Late May to early June - In the "why we can't afford to wait" emails later obtained by the Cavalier Daily, Rector Helen Dragas and Vice-Rector Mark...
4 honor: Resinstate Sullivan rally brings thousands to Lawn
Published on Jun 24th, 2012
50 comments "It is more honorable to repair a wrong than to persist in it." ~Th Jefferson A few thousand students, faculty, and friends rallied on the University of Virginia Lawn Sunday, June 24, in one of the...
Alums for Sullivan: Dragas' top employee sends out emotional video
Published on Jun 23rd, 2012
63 comments "Maybe it was a mistake," says Carol Wood, the spokesperson for UVA, who sent out a link on Saturday morning to an emotional video of alumni standing up in support of ousted President Teresa Sullivan...
Fast-moving day: Sullivan reinstatement could be happening
Published on Jun 21st, 2012
159 comments The people in the Hook newsroom were trying to write some thoughtful analysis for next week's issue, but then we checked around and realized that events are happening so fast we can't keep up with a...
Taking action: UVA faculty address McDonnell, launch social media sites
Published on Jun 21st, 2012
49 comments Cries for the resignation of embattled UVA Rector have been echoing for days, and they're only getting louder. On Thursday, June 21, 15 faculty members who are also UVA alums sent a letter to...
Editor's note
Published on Jun 21st, 2012
34 comments In my 23 years of newspapering this town, I cannot recall any event where the clash of two cultures– business and academia– was so intense and expressed in such tumultuous ways. Like...
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...
Resignations begin: Esteemed computer science prof pulls plug
Published on Jun 19th, 2012
86 comments Professor William Wulf began his career at UVA in the early 1960s as the first Ph.D. student in the school's then nascent computer science department. On Tuesday, June 19, he ended his UVA career as...
Kaine's take: BOV secrecy a 'huge mistake'
Published on Jun 19th, 2012
46 comments Former governor Tim Kaine, the man who appointed half of the Board of Visitors, including embattled Rector Helen Dragas, weighed in on the forced resignation of UVA President Teresa Sullivan at a...
Sullivan's legacy
Published on Jun 19th, 2012
5 comments For all the Hook stories on the ouster of UVA President Teresa Sullivan, click HERE.
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...
Sullivan stripped: V-P Simon hints at quit if no BOV change
Published on Jun 17th, 2012
93 comments Despite an officially-announced departure date in August, ousted University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan has already been stripped of her authority, but one of her two top deputies revealed...
'Spines need stiffening' Casteen leading protest charge
Published on Jun 16th, 2012
86 comments According to an email sent to colleagues from UVA English Department chair Cynthia Wall on June 16, former UVA President John Casteen has been working to "protest the process, content, and...
'Important alum': Donor Jones had role in Sullivan ouster
Published on Jun 16th, 2012
172 comments With the chair of the Darden School Foundation board Peter Kiernan having resigned to distance himself from raging fires of discontent over the ouster of UVA president Teresa Sullivan, attention...
NYC event: Kiernan's absence felt, slightly, at Yale Club
Published on Jun 16th, 2012
9 comments One might not know that the Yale Club enforces a business casual dress code from the opulent suits and dresses worn by the UVA and Darden alumni gathered in the club’s mahogany furnished library for...
Bad form? BOV ignored own president-replacing precedent
Published on Jun 15th, 2012
69 comments One of the harshest criticisms emerging from the sack of UVA president Teresa Sullivan is that the way the Board of Visitors handled her dismissal has caused such blow-back that the BOV managed to...
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