Charlie Tyson


PARTING SHOT: My words, my self

The remarkable friends I made in the basement of Newcomb have been crucial parts of my education. With these people, with this paper, I was able to flourish.

Sullivan resignation spotlights long-running debate about online education

Emails from Board of Visitors Rector Helen Dragas and former Vice Rector Mark Kington obtained Tuesday by The Cavalier Daily through a Freedom of Information Act request suggest the two believed the University should become more amenable to online learning – and quickly. On May 31, Dragas sent Kington a Wall Street Journal op-ed discussing the “coming revolution” in higher education.

Faculty Senate, Executive Vice Presidents comment on Sullivan's departure

The University Faculty Senate's executive council held an emergency meeting Thursday afternoon during which it adopted a resolution expressing a "lack of confidence in the Rector, the Vice Rector, and the Board of Visitors." The resolution came on the heels of a statement University Rector Helen Dragas sent to faculty members Wednesday, in which Dragas acknowledged the "serious concern and anxiety" sparked by the announcement that University President Teresa A.

@RectorDrago, in 140 characters or less

Of the responses to Sunday's news that University President Teresa A. Sullivan would step down Aug. 15, the parody Twitter account @RectorDrago ranks among the most viral.

Vroom elected Council president

Third-year College student Johnny Vroom, Student Council's current chief of cabinet, defeated four opponents in a student-wide election last week to be named Council's president-elect with 2,909 votes.