UVA Board of Visitors

Sullivan's extension: And other things out of Dragas' control
Published on Nov 13th, 2012
75 comments After a student protest of its Board of Visitors was quashed last week, people across America are wondering what the heck is wrong with the University of Virginia. Related: Transparency now:...
Transparency now: Protestors call for Dragas' resignation
Published on Nov 8th, 2012
118 comments A group of University of Virginia undergraduates, graduate students, and a few faculty members, marched across Grounds today to a meeting of the Board of Visitors at the Harrison Institute to demand...
Kirk departs: Contribs to politicians exceeded gifts to UVA
Published on Oct 30th, 2012
50 comments Billionaire Randal J. Kirk, member of the "Forbes 400" and one of the key opponents of University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, has left the Board of Visitors with a terse resignation letter...
UVA BOV-watchers should learn about Kochs
Published on Oct 11th, 2012
0 comments You did an outstanding job on the September 27 issue in your article entitled “Big Pie: Two key Sullivan foes make Forbes billionaire list” for calling out the Koch Bros. and of course, the very...
Targeting Dragas: 'Unpleasantness' not over yet, say legislators
Published on Sep 28th, 2012
70 comments Like a playwright struggling to finish a satisfying final act with characters who refuse to cooperate, State legislators, UVA faculty, and local citizens gathered at a "town hall" meeting at the UVA...
Should there be any prerequisite for joining the Board of Visitors?
Published on Sep 27th, 2012
4 comments Related: "Prospective presidents: How they might appeal to the BOV""McDonnell's BOV: Who gets their donations?" "UVA June: Dragas just a tool in right-wing 'reform'"
McDonnell's BOV: Who gets their donations?
Published on Sep 26th, 2012
17 comments Since what's now called "UVA June," the question has arisen: Why should the governor, whose budget funds just seven percent of the University of Virginia's operations, get to make 100 percent of the...
Prospective presidents: How they might appeal to the BOV
Published on Sep 26th, 2012
18 comments It has long been an intriguing question. Did the leaders of the ouster of UVA President Teresa Sullivan have someone in mind when they made their daring weekend move? Also in this issue: • McDonnell...
Solid stream: UVA Visitors to televise themselves
Published on Sep 11th, 2012
23 comments After some particularly public prodding from a well-known local couple who took matters into their own hands, the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors plans to offer its own live webcast of its...
Dragas on Board: The Rector who wouldn't go
Published on Aug 21st, 2012
55 comments Fear, distrust, sadness, anger. Welcome back to the University of Virginia.If you spent the summer on a desert island with no internet, you are in for a surprise. This isn't the same UVA you left at...
Final day: UVA BOV sorta live coverage here
Published on Aug 16th, 2012
109 comments The third and final day of the University of Virginia's retreat for its Board of Visitors began shortly after 8:30am in Richmond on Thursday, August 16. Prior days • Sorta live coverage of the UVA...
Sorta live coverage of the UVA BOV retreat in Richmond
Published on Aug 15th, 2012
15 comments This is a blog-style story about the UVA BOV meeting in Richmond. We'll update as things happen: 1:28pm - Hook editor asks a certain board member to confirm that he's gonna pay for the Rector's use...
Hoo d'etat: Top UVA alums demand BOV answers
Published on Aug 8th, 2012
90 comments In a strongly-worded letter, a group of 14 prominent University of Virginia alumni are urging the Board of Visitors, a minority of whom recently engineered a temporary ouster of President Teresa...
McDonnell to BOV: Make a final decision or else
Published on Jun 22nd, 2012
65 comments Gov. Bob McDonnell issued a statement today demanding a decision from the UVA Board of Visitors on who will be President of the University by Tuesday, or else he will demand their resignations on...
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...
'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...
Pix of the UVA BOV protest
0 comments A group of University of Virginia students marched across Grounds today to a meeting of the governing board to demand an array of changes including the resignation of the leader, Helen Dragas. The...
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