The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors announced significant expansions of two scholarship programs that support underrepresented and underserved student populations, and of one fund created to attract top faculty.
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The University of Virginia Board of Visitors has approved tuition rates for the 2017-18 academic year, adopting a 2.2 percent increase in tuition for in-state undergraduate students and 3.5 percent increase for out-of-state undergraduate students.
The Board of Visitors has approved new research-related investments from the University of Virginia’s Strategic Investment Fund, including $17 million toward a cross-disciplinary effort to end childhood diabetes, led by the School of Medicine.
The University of Virginia will begin celebrating its 200th anniversary next year, and the Board of Visitors has appointed a commission to plan the occasion.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced the appointment of four new members to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors and the reappointment of Mark T. Bowles.
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors has adopted an innovative program of “Affordable Excellence” that significantly reduces student indebtedness for qualifying Virginia residents.
Investments to enhance the educational experience, build the faculty and sustain the University of Virginia’s commitment to making world-class education affordable are at the heart of the 2014-15 fiscal year budget proposal.