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  • Governor McAuliffe Honors Recipients of 2016 Outstanding Faculty Awards

    Mar 22, 2016, 15:21 PM by Elizabeth Liverman
    Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday honored the 13 recipients of this year’s Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award for excellence in teaching, research, knowledge integration and public service.
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  • SCHEV Hires Two for Assessment and Communications

    Mar 22, 2016, 15:20 PM by Elizabeth Liverman
    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has added two employees to support The Virginia Plan for Higher Education, SCHEV’s statewide strategic plan.
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  • Media Advisory: Council Meeting March 21-22

    Mar 22, 2016, 15:17 PM by Elizabeth Liverman
    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia will hold meetings of its Executive, Resources and Planning, and Academic Affairs committees beginning at 1 p.m. at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point. Members will discuss proposed new programs at Virginia Tech (neuroscience) and George Mason University (master of laws). After the meeting, members will tour VIMS and have dinner at the College of William & Mary.
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  • Local professors honored by State Council of Higher Education

    Feb 22, 2016, 08:53 AM by Elizabeth Liverman
    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia honored two local college professors this week for superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service with a plaque and $5,000.
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  • UMW chooses Truman State's Paino as president

    Feb 22, 2016, 08:46 AM by Elizabeth Liverman
    Troy Paino, president of Truman State University in Missouri, will be the University of Mary Washington’s 10th president, succeeding Rick Hurley on July 1.
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  • Our view: Sweet Briar College, one year later

    Feb 22, 2016, 08:44 AM by Elizabeth Liverman
    A year ago this time, the board at Sweet Briar College was secretly planning to shut down the school, convinced the women’s college could not survive in today’s world. Now, here’s the new president at Sweet Briar, touring the country, and soon the world, telling a remarkable story about why the school is not just surviving, but perhaps even flourishing.
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  • H-SC presidential search down to the final three

    Feb 22, 2016, 08:41 AM by Elizabeth Liverman
    The search for Hampden-Sydney College’s 25th president of has been narrowed down to three candidates.
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  • UMW board considers increasing tuition, fees

    Feb 22, 2016, 08:37 AM by Elizabeth Liverman
    The University of Mary Washington’s board of visitors discussed possible tuition increases at its meeting Thursday.
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  • Report: Medicaid to claim more of Va. higher-education resources

    Dec 1, 2015, 09:54 AM by Elizabeth Liverman
    Medicaid costs will consume an increasing share of state resources, making it difficult to sustain funding levels for higher education and other discretionary programs over the next decade, a study by the University of Virginia’s Miller Center concludes.
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