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The UR board of trustees said it will create a commission to review the names of its campus buildings. Shortly after, the faculty announced it had ratified a vote of no confidence against the school's rector.
State and federal law leave plenty of gray area as to whether universities can require students to get COVID vaccines. Some out-of-state schools have made a decision anyway.
Richmond Raceway and Virginia State University will form a partnership to operate the track’s esports team in a first-of-its kind arrangement.
A William & Mary professor discovered a building near campus was the site of an 18th Century school for Black children, at the commendation of Ben Franklin.
VCU Health's new facility in Williamsburg expands the services available for William & Mary students, offering care in sports medicine, orthopedics, behavioral health, cardiology, liver health and telehealth.
Three days after the University of Richmond's faculty senate censured rector Paul Queally, the board said it would reconsider its decision to leave two controversial names on campus buildings.
In a meeting to discuss the controversial names of two university buildings, Queally referred to students as Black, Brown and "regular students," representatives of the faculty allege.
Universities will have several smaller, outdoor graduation ceremonies instead of one big one.
The number of deaths in the United States usually varies between 1-2%. In the first 10 months of the pandemic, the number of deaths surged 23%.
VCU reduced Delta Chi's suspension for numerous violations from four years to one year. Three semesters after it was reinstated, Delta Chi offered a bid to Adam Oakes.