President Sullivan retakes the reins

The crisis that struck the University of Virginia with the unceremonious ouster of of its president didn't end with the groundswell of grassroots support for Teresa Sullivan that led to her June 26 reinstatement.

Instead, it shined a light on some of the back-stage maneuvering and center-stage challenges that face any public institution that puts the care of its flagship university in the hands of campaign donors to the state's governor.


Final day: UVA BOV sorta live coverage herePublished on Aug 16th, 2012The 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 • more
Sorta live coverage of the UVA BOV retreat in RichmondPublished on Aug 15th, 2012This 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 more
Sullivan: 'It seemed fine to me'Published on Aug 14th, 2012The tone was cordial, and the information flowed, the president said, "like drinking water from a firehose" on Tuesday, August 14 as University of Virginia President more
Hoo d'etat: Top UVA alums demand BOV answersPublished on Aug 8th, 2012In 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 more
Strine resigns: COO out as Sullivan begins restructuringPublished on Aug 7th, 2012Michael Strine, one of the two top deputies to University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and the one widely viewed as less loyal to her than the other one, John more
hawes spencer Pix of the UVA BOV protestA 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 more