Cornerstone Plan

U.Va. Board of Visitors Approves Contract Extension for President Teresa A. Sullivan

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors approved an extension of President Teresa A. Sullivan’s employment contract on Tuesday during a special meeting in Charlottesville.

John Simon Named New President of Lehigh University

  U.Va. Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon has been named the next president of Lehigh University.  (Photo: Dan Addison)

University of Virginia Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon has been named the next president of Lehigh University, officials announced Friday. Simon, who has served as the chief academic officer at U.Va. since 2011, will assume the new post on July 1.

U.Va.’s New $2.4M Computing Cluster to Enhance, Facilitate Big Data Research

  ITS computer engineer Adam Munro oversees the operation of the new computer cluster, which was unveiled Thursday.  (Photo: Sanjay Suchak)

Its name is Rivanna, and it’s the University of Virginia’s new $2.4 million Cray computing cluster, a high-performance machine – really a combination of linked high-power computers (hence, “cluster”) – designed to greatly enhance and establish computationally intensive and data-intensive research at the University.

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