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Board of Visitors Selects James E. Ryan as University of Virginia’s Next President

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 15, 2017 — The University of Virginia Board of Visitors on Friday unanimously voted to name James E. Ryan as the University’s next president. A widely respected and accomplished educator and legal scholar, Ryan earned his law degree from UVA and previously served on the School of Law faculty. Since 2013, he has served as dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education. “Jim Ryan brings an exceptional blend of talent, experience, energy and vision to the University of Virginia at a time when the institution stands ready to…

Chancellor Henry statement on Charlottesville events

Dear Campus Community, The terrible events that took place in Charlottesville this weekend are heartbreaking and intolerable. We at UVa-Wise stand with the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and all of Virginia in denouncing the…

ProArt wins Dominion award

The ProArt Association, based on the UVa-Wise campus, is one of five nonprofit organizations from Virginia to receive a $10,000 Shining Star ArtStars Award. Dominion Resources recognized ProArt for its WiseJAMS program. WiseJAMS provides…

UVa-Wise has $84 million economic impact

An economic impact study reveals that the University of Virginia’s College at Wise pumped $84 million into Virginia’s economy and had a strong $64 million overall economic impact on the seven coalfield counties and…

UVa-Wise December Recognition of Graduates streaming video link

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Recognition of December Graduates streaming video link can be accessed at Friday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/uvawise/portal.htm?eventId=333583&streamType=video.

Student Theater Festival set for Dec. 5-6

Theater students at UVa-Wise are celebrating the arts on campus with a weekend of events in the Gilliam Center for the Arts. The Student Theater Festival, a fundraiser to help students attend the Southeastern…

Clarinet Masterclass at UVa-Wise set for Oct 3

A noted clarinet artist, instructor, and clinician is the featured instructor for a clarinet masterclass at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 3. James Tobin, an instructor of clarinet…

Staff awards presented at UVa-Wise

Several staff members were recognized during an awards ceremony on June 15 for their many years of service, new degrees and certifications completed and contributions to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Brenda…