Tag: higher education
Today, legislators from both parties and both bodies of the General Assembly discussed initiatives to improve Virginia’s higher education.
Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, introduced two bills to enhance higher education in Virginia.
Over 50 higher education institutions, including all Virginia public colleges and community colleges, have signed on to Virginia’s Compact on National Service.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his budget package for Virginia’s public schools, which includes a $1 billion investment in K-12 and higher education.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a series of budgetary proposals aimed at laying a foundation for a new Virginia economy by investing in higher education and strengthening workforce development.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget he will introduce on December 17 will include a $2.43 billion bond package.
Reading a news article about a college baseball team on a weeks-long road trip made possible by online classes made me think back to my own college years.
Earlier this week, HB1980, introduced by Delegate Tim Hugo (R-40), was unanimously passed out of the House Education Subcommittee on Higher Education.
A new VCU poll indicates strong support among Virginians for legislative proposals that would require university faculty or staff to report to police within 48 hours any alleged criminal sexual assaults that come to their attention.
Delegate Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) introduced legislation Monday to make college more affordable for students pursuing degrees in high-demand fields.
Mark Rush, the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University, has been appointed the next director of W&L’s Center for Global Learning.
One of the most frequently asked questions of me this time of year is, “What will the General Assembly be doing when it meets?”
Governor Terry McAuliffe will address the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on December 17 in a statutorily required report on the state’s finances.
Message from UVA President Teresa Sullivan late Friday to the University of Virginia community regarding the latest developments in the Rolling Stone article on the university’s response to sexual assaults,.
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan today issued the following statement.
On Thursday, Dec. 4, Mary Baldwin College President Pamela Fox will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit.
Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine signed onto bipartisan legislation to provide up to 15,000 visas annually for Koreans with specialized skills that are lacking in the U.S. labor market.
Lee Chapel and Museum on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, will close for the installation of a new fire suppression system.
Today at an award ceremony honoring the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) energy efficiency efforts at the DMV Headquarters building in Richmond, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 31 to reduce energy consumption in state government.
Today Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia is one of just ten states awarded federal funds through the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
I have been thinking about the anger of many white men, and why they’ve lent the force of that anger to the political right.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday passed House Bill 5010, the bipartisan budget agreement that closes the remainder of Virginia’s $2.4 billion revenue shortfall for fiscal years 2015 and 2016.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Mary Washington’s undergraduate program fifth among public southern universities in the “Top Public Regional Universities – South” category in its 2015 edition of America’s Best Colleges.
McAuliffe signs SB362 allowing Secretary of Commerce and Trade to bring entrepreneurs into state government
Today at New Richmond Ventures, Governor McAuliffe signed SB362 which allows the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to coordinate with the private sector on issues related to entrepreneurship, and to solicit input on creative solutions to ongoing government issues.