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2-21-14 UVA BOV Strategic plan meeting

2-21-14  BOV  10:00 am ( there was a closed session on Audit and Compliance prior to this that ran over by 15 minutes)) Meeting on Diversity .Running behind time, so went right into presentation. They show a video about some … Continue reading

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BOV Governance workshop 2-20-14

2-20-14 BOV Meeting:  Governance committee meeting 8;46. Governance Workshop. Richard P.  Chait leads discussion. This will be a 3 hour workshop. We will try to  post the video later Think about how we think about and how we practice governance. … Continue reading

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BOV Retreat August 2013: FOIA Presentaton

Here are my unedited notes   8-2-13 BOV Retreat 8:50- 9:45 PRESENTATION ON FOIA. Note Vice Rector Goodwin is not present. A really good presentation. Speaker notes that there are 2 attorneys represent the FOIA council Maria quotes from Johnny … Continue reading

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BOV meeting 5-20-13

Joan Fenton 5-20-13, 12:49 pm UVA BOV meeting called to order in the Rotunda NOTE: There are 5 chairs available for the press and the public. docket for the meeting http://www.virginia.edu/bov/meetings/13may/%2713%20MAY%20DOCKET%20with%20attachment.pdf Intro, then Hurd Report & Sullivan Report There is … Continue reading

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AAUP reports on UVA

The AAUP ( American Assoc of University Professors) investigated the events of last summer and issued a detailed report, faulting Dragas, who refused to talk to them. It is a great report, giving a complete timeline of events, and analysis … Continue reading

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BOV meetings link for Feb 20-22 & info on attending the meetings.

This is a link to the schedule for the upcoming BOV meetings Feb 20-22 Note, they have stated that they will have more seats for the public, have tickets on a first come basis, will broadcast open BOV meetings live, … Continue reading

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NC Governor is more direct in his attact on UNC

This article is important to read. It is another phrasing of the argument against  a quality liberal arts education. The Governor of NC is just clearer in his disdain for those who don’t have money getting to take courses that … Continue reading

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U of Texas article

This is an article about current attempts to dumb down the University of Texas. a great public institution.  The fight in Texas  is the forefront of the assault on public education across the USA. We all need to work to … Continue reading

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Dragas appt Jan 24th 8am before House Committee

The confirmation resolution, SJ324, has been referred to the Appointments subcommittee of the House P&E Committee.  Appointments has scheduled a meeting TOMORROW, Thursday Jan. 24, at 8:00 am in the 5th Floor West conference room of the General Assembly Building, … Continue reading

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Power and Money Supporting Dragas

The Daily Progress has an article about Warner and McDonnell lobbying behind the scenes to  support Dragas, and also Tim Kaine.   My understanding is that former governor Baliles, runs the Miller Center, which is part of UVA,  is also … Continue reading

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