Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey has been elected chair of the Council of Independent Colleges’ Board of Directors, the council announced Monday. “The Council is pleased to have Michael Maxey as chair of the board,” CIC President Marjorie Hass said in a statement. “CIC is in the midst of implementing many exciting new projects
Michael Rao succeeds former UR president in role
Michael Rao, president of Virginia Commonwealth University, has been elected chair of the American Council on Education Board of Directors, the council announced Tuesday. Rao, VCU’s fifth president, has been at the helm of the university — and VCU Health System — since 2009. He was selected as ACE’s chair Tuesday during ACE’s business meeting
University of Virginia snags No. 4 spot for best public university
Of more than 500 schools recognized on the U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 lists of the best universities and liberal arts colleges in the country released Monday, 26 Virginia schools snagged spots. The University of Virginia was ranked as the fourth-best public school in the country and had the highest graduation rate of any
Many are reopening in August and planning to end in-person classes after Thanksgiving.
UPDATED JUNE 15 Colleges and universities in Virginia are discussing options for their fall semesters, which will probably be like nothing the state has seen before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of June 12, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of Virginia, Old Dominion University, Radford University and many others have announced plans
U.Va., Virginia Tech and VCU earned top 10 spots in U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Programs rankings.
Online degrees from three Virginia universities were cited in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs rankings. The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and Human Development was ranked third in the nation for online master’s in education programs. Master’s degrees offered through the online program include administration and supervision; curriculum