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UR president joins Obama at today’s White House summit

Today’s gathering of college presidents, along with the First Lady and Vice President, seeks to strengthen several higher education goals.

Ed Ayers stepping down as UR president

The admired president and history professor will leave his post next summer.

UR President receives a 2012 National Humanities Medal

University of Richmond President Edward L. Ayers, is being honored at the White House today with a 2012 National Humanities Medal.

Gov. McDonnell debates Patrick Henry

Gov. Bob McDonnell faced an unusual opponent Tuesday as he debated the role of government with Virginia’s first governor, Patrick Henry, at the historic St. John’s Church for the first “Governors’ Conversation.”

Next round of TEDxRVA speakers announced, Spacebomb house band to perform

Five additional speakers have been announced for the sold-out event, as have several attendees meant to inspire creativity.

Bobby Ukrop resigns from UR board

A member of one of RVA’s most famous families has resigned from the University of Richmond’s Board of Trustee over apparent frustration with the University cutting men’s soccer and track and field.

Keith Gill named UR’s new athletic director

Keith Gill, former athletic director of American University, will become the new athletic director of UR beginning next month.