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The University of Virginia has expanded its commitment to the Bicentennial Professors Fund to further strengthen efforts to attract and retain the best and the brightest faculty members across every discipline.
The project aims at capturing stories from 60 UVA voices ranging from professors to administrators to employees and community members.
Some of the twists and turns of UVA history researched and written by Ernie Gates.
No University of Virginia retrospective would be complete without remembering some of the accomplished men and women who have shared these Grounds. We knew at the outset that narrowing down hundreds of thousands of alumni to a few pages would be nearly impossible; we’d have to omit countless individuals with achievements at least as remarkable. And that’s not even to mention those alumni who have flown under the radar—living quiet lives of great importance among their loved ones and communities. With all appropriate disclaimers then, and also an open invitation for you to add to our list, here’s a roundup of some of UVA’s foremost former students.
It began as a dream, the Academical Village, a revolutionary model of higher education for a country born of revolution. In this special issue of Virginia Magazine, we celebrate that dream come to life.