News Releases

September 10, 2013
U.S. News again ranks Richmond in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges at No. 25; also on "best buys" and "up-and-coming" lists
U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2014" guide has ranked University of Richmond No. 25 on its list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. Richmond tied with The College of the Holy Cross, Oberlin, Scripps and the Air Force Academy.
September 9, 2013
Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum to feature talk Sept. 25 by Michael Sandel on moral limits of markets

One of the world’s leading authorities on morality and economics will discuss “What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets” at the 2013 Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum at the University of Richmond Sept. 25.

September 4, 2013
Gabara's vision of internationalizing Richmond has transformed campus culture

The woman who emerged from behind the Iron Curtain to make international study a hallmark of a University of Richmond education retired Sept. 1.

Cultural transformation is focus of 2013-14 Jepson Leadership Forum
An award-winning playwright and a TV critic for The New Yorker are among speakers for the 2013–14 Jepson Leadership Forum titled “Culture Shock: The Art of Leading Society.”
August 30, 2013
Office of Alumni and Career Services hires associate, assistant directors

University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has hired Sandy Turnage as associate director for employer relationship management, Ashleigh Brock as assistant director for advising undergraduate students, and Tonya Osmond as assistant director for advising alumni and degree-seeking students in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS).

August 27, 2013
Environmental justice speaker to discuss Lake Turkana preservation

Environmental justice advocate Ikal Angelei will discuss her work to help preserve the environmental integrity of Lake Turkana, a World Heritage Site in East Africa, at the University of Richmond Sept. 18, 7 p.m.

August 23, 2013
810 highly qualified, diverse freshmen arrived for orientation Aug. 21; classes begin Aug. 26

The 810 freshmen who arrived for orientation at the University of Richmond Aug. 21 comprised one of the most highly qualified classes in the university’s history, admitted from a pool of more than 9,800 applicants.

Snagajob founder Shawn Boyer to be first 2013-14 C-Suite Conversation guest Sept. 11
Shawn Boyer, founder and chairman of the board of Snagajob, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Sept. 11, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
August 22, 2013
Lincoln presidency exhibition of documents and letters to be accompanied by lectures, discussion program, reception at UR Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13

A traveling exhibition, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," will be on display at University of Richmond Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13. Events associated with the exhibition will include public lectures and a panel discussion.

August 8, 2013
The Princeton Review selects Richmond for "Best 378 Colleges" guidebook and several Top 20 lists

The Princeton Review, the college guidebook and test preparation publisher, has selected the University of Richmond for a profile in its 2014 edition of “The Best 378 Colleges.”