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The University agreed to pay the United States $1 million Tuesday to settle claims from the federal government that it did not properly account for certain rebates and credits received on purchases using federal grants and awards, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Assistant Curry School professor Paul Harris had received positive annual reviews since he stepped into a tenure-track position at the University in 2014. By all impressions, he was well on his way to being tenured this year.
Virginia Athletics announced a change to the V-Sabre and Cavalier Shield logos Monday following controversy over its depiction of the University’s serpentine walls.
First-term congressman Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., lost his bid for renomination Saturday in a drive-thru district convention held in the parking lot of a Lynchburg church.
The Board of Visitors voted unanimously Thursday to rename Ruffner Hall in honor of Walter Ridley, the first Black student to earn a doctoral degree from the University.
The University currently plans to begin fall semester classes on time and in-person, University President Jim Ryan and his executive leadership team announced in a community-wide email Thursday. In-person instruction for undergraduate courses is expected to start Aug. 25, as previously planned, and will end by Thanksgiving break to minimize travel back and forth from Charlottesville. A final decision on the operating status of the upcoming academic year will be announced mid-June.
Student Council hosted a virtual town hall Friday with rising fourth-year College student Ja’Mel Reed, who serves as the student representative on the University’s Fall 2020 Committee — a group tasked with developing various administrative, academic and financial recommendations for the fall semester. Over 50 people attended the Zoom session, during which Reed discussed the committee’s progress and fielded audience questions regarding the upcoming fall semester.
The University hosted an online ceremony to virtually confer degrees to the Class of 2020 Saturday afternoon. Nearly 9,000 tuned in to watch the event, which was streamed on YouTube and featured performances from renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and singer-songwriter Dave Matthews.
The University’s Board of Visitors will consider formally renaming the Curry School of Education and Human Development and Ruffner Hall after receiving recommendations from a University committee charged with studying the namesakes of the two entities. The recommendation is the latest step in a process started in November 2018 — when Curry School Dean Robert Pianta instructed an ad hoc Committee on Names to conduct a “thorough and thoughtful process of study” regarding the future of the Curry and Ruffner names.
University Provost Liz Magill issued a statement Saturday confirming that the University’s Credit/General Credit/No Credit default grading policy will remain unchanged despite some student pushback. According to Magill, the policy was selected after “extensive deliberation among the school deans” and feedback from students.
The University has postponed Final Exercises for the Class of 2020 until October 9-11 due to COVID-19 concerns. If the October date proves unfeasible, Final Exercises will again be rescheduled to May 28-30 of 2021 — a week after Final Exercises for the Class of 2021.
The University will pack and store the belongings of on-Grounds residents living in Bond, Bice and Language Houses, according to a Sunday email sent to on-Grounds residents by Gay Perez, assistant vice president of student affairs and executive director of Housing and Residence Life.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide stay-at-home executive order that prohibits residents from leaving home with exceptions for essential errands in a virtual press conference Monday afternoon. Virginia is the 28th state in the country to implement such a measure in efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
University Provost Liz Magill announced Wednesday evening the default grading system is now credit/no credit for all spring semester undergraduate courses that have not yet completed coursework. Courses that are graded CR/NC — rather than with letter grades A through F — will not be factored into students’ grade point average, but they will count toward curricular, major and graduation requirements if completed with a letter grade equivalent of C or better.
The University announced Wednesday that a second member of the University community has tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by novel coronavirus. The unidentified individual is an employee at the University’s Biocomplexity Institute — a scientific research center located in Arlington, Va.
Several community members expressed frustration with University students after many continued to congregate in large groups in Madison Bowl, on the Corner and at fraternity houses Tuesday evening despite the University’s calls for social distancing.
The University Police Department began stationing crossing guards around Grounds Feb. 11. Right now, crossing guards are positioned along McCormick Road by the University Chapel, Monroe Hall and the Engineering School on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The new initiative will cost the University $14,140 per month.
The University’s Democracy Initiative sponsored Nikole Hannah-Jones — a New York Times writer and creator of the 1619 Project — Monday at the Rotunda for a discussion with University President Jim Ryan. The event at the Rotunda quickly sold out, prompting event organizers to hold another discussion later that evening at The Haven — a homeless shelter and event space in Downtown Charlottesville — moderated by Jamelle Bouie, a columnist for The New York Times.
Charlottesville Police responded Saturday night to gunshots fired in the Cambridge Square Apartments — a popular off-Grounds housing location owned by the Management Services Corporation located near Preston Avenue and Cabell Avenue. CPD received the report at approximately 8:52 p.m.
Tim Longo has been named the University’s associate vice president for safety and security and chief of police, according to a Thursday morning press release from the University.