Wanda S. Mitchell, Ed.D, former Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, passed away earlier this month. Mitchell served as a prominent voice in the VCU community as her department was responsible for developing a climate of Read More
Average cost of an in-state Virginia school: $11,142.
Number of Virginians currently borrowing federal Direct or FFEL loans: 1,058,000.
Total outstanding balance of those loans: $30,118,363,000.
Cost of higher education: Priceless? Read More
The Virginia General Assembly passed measures on Feb. 26 that partially alleviate the deep funding cuts Virginia’s institutions of higher education suffered in fiscal year 2014, as well as allocating pay increases for college faculty, teachers and state employees. Read More
VCU’s newly installed John Patrick Dooley Open Minds Scholarship covers all college expenses for a single VCU course for formerly jailed inmates following their release from the Richmond City Justice Center. Read More
On a mild winter morning the day after the General Assembly opened, 36 professors and 12 students from colleges and universities in Central Virginia came to the state capitol on a daylong mission: to encourage legislators to better meet higher education’s financial and policy needs. Read More