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The Board of Visitors’ Student Affairs and Athletics Committee met Tuesday afternoon and discussed the University’s Counseling and Psychological Services and new Athletics developments. Patricia Lampkin, the vice president and chief student affairs officer, said the administration is working to finalize an interim policy on sexual harassment and intimate partner violence, following the Rolling Stone article and its fallout last semester. "Student safety will remain a critical focus this spring," Lampkin said.
UPDATE: University Police confirm Charlottesville resident Sara Tansey was arrested around 10 p.m. Wednesday night during protests on the Corner.
University President Teresa Sullivan announced the formation of an ad hoc committee on public safety Monday. The committee, formally titled the Ad Hoc Group on University Climate and Culture, is chaired by Sullivan and includes two members of the Board of Visitors, two faculty, four students, one staff member, one dean and four alumni and parent representatives.
A search team with the Chesterfield County Sheriff's office found human remains in an area off Old Lynchburg Road in southern Albemarle County shortly before noon Saturday. The remains have not yet been identified, but Albemarle County Police Chief Steve Sellers said the investigation into the disappearance of second-year College student Hannah Graham is now a "death investigation" which will be handled by the Albemarle County Police Department.
University President Teresa Sullivan said the University would increase the number of SafeRide vans and SafeRide’s hours in an email message sent to the University community last Tuesday. The time extensions were sent to the community in error, however, and Sullivan included the correct hours in an email to students sent last Friday. While the University has added a fourth van, no changes to SafeRide operating hours has been made.
A press release describes the man as a person of interest. An eyewitness says the man, a black male in his last 20s or early 30s wearing black jeans and a white T-shirt, approached Graham as she walked along the Downtown Mall shortly after 1 a.m.
In an email to the University community Wednesday, University President Teresa Sullivan announced a new University policy requiring most faculty and staff to report allegations of sexual misconduct they hear from students.
The College Republican National Committee has left Virginia out of a $2 million effort to win youth voters in 2014 announced July 14.