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Charter Day Celebration

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State House in Richmond, Dome Room in Charlottesville

JANUARY 25, 2019

Friday is the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the University of Virginia!

To celebrate this momentous day in the history of the University, on Friday, January 25, 2019, President Jim Ryan, Rector Rusty Conner, and Vice Rector Jim Murray will join Bicentennial Commission Co-Chairs Bobby Battle and Tom Farrell in a center aisle ceremony at the Virginia State Legislature in honor of the 200th anniversary of the signing of the charter for the University of Virginia. The event will be livestreamed during the Senate and House sessions.

Those of you here in Charlottesville are invited to the Dome Room for a Charter Day Breakfast to kick off this historic day with a hot meal and to catch a glimpse of the ceremonies in Richmond. The Dome Room will be open between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm noon. The ceremony in the Senate will commence at approximately 9:30 am and in the House at 11:00 am.