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Forgive, don’t forget

Debt forgiveness programs could form partnerships with universities that keep their tuition as low as possible, offer more grant aid to low-income students and limit the amount of debt students graduate with.


Moving up the ranks

Though we should take pride in the diversity of our school, it is unlikely that we will be as boastful about the economic diversity rankings as the national US News rankings.


Clause for removal

This standard ensures the balance of power cannot be disrupted too easily, but the Visitors still have a way of replacing the rector if they believe he or she is not adequately fulfilling his or her duties.


Play fair

Efforts to increase the representation of women in higher education are admirable. But advertising positions specifically for women is risky, in that it may open the door to legal battles which ultimately undermine the efforts of the university.


Building a network

The Survivor Support Network training humanizes and personalizes the issue, which is why all faculty should be required to complete it.


The other gender gap

The University’s rate of graduation for African American students is among the highest in the country — about 83 percent — but it is still less than the rate of white students, and this disparity needs to be addressed.

Latest Podcast

From her love of Taylor Swift to a late-night Yik Yak post, Olivia Beam describes how Swifties at U.Va. was born. In this week's episode, Olivia details the thin line Swifties at U.Va. successfully walk to share their love of Taylor Swift while also fostering an inclusive and welcoming community.