It appears that the conflict between Helen Dragas and Teresa Sullivan is far from over. After all the brouhaha last summer between the head of the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors and its president — a battle that got national attention and sparked lots of questions at universities around the country — not much appears to have been resolved. Read full article >>
As you may remember, last summer, the Board of Regents at the University of Virginia attempted to push out UVA President Teresa Sullivan, basically because the corporate hacks on the Board didn’t think Sullivan was committed enough to leveraging synergies and proactive leaderocracy and such. It was a gigantic disaster that was beaten back because [...]
In June of 2012, the University of Virginia announced the resignation of its president, Teresa Sullivan. Faculty members received an e-mail indicating that the dismissal was due to a “philosophical difference of opinion” with the institution’s governing board. Sullivan had...
It’s hard to look at this any other way: University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan is being set up by the governing board to fail. First, a little history. Last June, Helen Dragas, rector of the Board of Visitors, told … Continue reading ?
Secretary of State John Kerry chose an interesting place to deliver his first foreign policy address. The former Massachusetts senator spoke at the University of Virginia. The university's president, Teresa Sullivan, introduced him. Dr. Sullivan noted that the university's founder, Thomas Jefferson, had served as the first Secretary of State.
Call it the rehabilitation of Helen E. Dragas. Dragas, the head of the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia, got into a big mess last spring when she tried and failed to oust popular university President Teresa Sullivan. Read full article >>
In a May 3 memo, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan laid out an academic strategy to the leader of the Board of Visitors, Helen Dragas. In that document, she described a plan to eventually convert many general-education courses at U-Va. to “hybrids,” offered partly online. Read full article >>
This story has been updated. Newly released e-mails shed light on the private discussions between the leaders of the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors as they orchestrated the campaign to oust then-president Teresa Sullivan. Read full article >>
Here are some of the key players in the ouster of University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan. Mark Kington Vice Rector Mark Kington, who played a leading role in the ouster of University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, has been in the middle of hardball university politics before. Read full article >>
This post has been updated. CHARLOTTESVILLE--The head of the University of Virginia’s governing board met Monday morning with leaders of the Faculty Senate to discuss the removal of President Teresa Sullivan. Read full article >>
Update, 6:02 p.m: Faculty leaders at the University of Virginia announced Friday that they will meet Monday morning with the university’s Board of Visitors to discuss the forced resignation of President Teresa Sullivan. Read full article >>
Updated, 4:13 p.m.: The Faculty Senate Executive Council unanimously passed a resolution Thursday that expressed a lack of confidence in the rector, vice rector and the entire Board of Visitors. After the council met in emergency session, it also again expressed strong support of Sullivan. Read full article >>
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story misspelled former U-Va. president Robert O’Neil’s last name. This post has been corrected. Thirty-three department chairs and program directors at the University of Virginia signed a letter,...Show More Summary
The author of the magazine's cover article explains how he dug deeper into the controversy surrounding Teresa Sullivan - and what he found.
E-mails behind the controversy over Teresa Sullivan of the University of Virginia provided more than enough breadcrumbs to feed reporters, as well as conspiracy theorists who followed every stray reference, sometimes to questionable conclusions.
Andrew Rice's Times mag story on UVA and the firing and unfiring of Teresa Sullivan sheds a bit more light on the BIZARRE STUFF that happened there. What had the board so worried? In late May, as she prepared to remove Sullivan, Dragas...Show More Summary
The attack on Teresa Sullivan, and the school that rose to her defense.
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University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan would have officially stepped down Wednesday had an outraged community of faculty members, students, and administrators not pressured the Board of Visitors to reinstate her. On Slate,Show More Summary
All you need to know about why the University of Virginia governing board needs a serious shakeup can be found in an interview that my colleagues did with the school’s president, Teresa Sullivan. If you don’t know about the leadership crisis at the university this summer, read this. Show More Summary