News Releases

March 5, 2015
University of Richmond hosts conference for LGBTQ youth leaders
This spring, hundreds of queer youth leaders from all over the south will gather at the University of Richmond for the Q-Summit.
March 4, 2015
University of Richmond offers unique spring break opportunities

Sixteen students from the School of Professional & Continuing Studies (SPCS) will travel to Seville, Spain for spring break. The trip is part of an interdisciplinary class titled “Spain’s Cultural Crossroads: Immigration, Labor Markets and Leadership.”

March 3, 2015
Dr. Ayers named honorary Spider by Alumni Association
The University of Richmond Alumni Association (URAA) has named Dr. Edward L. Ayers an honorary Spider. It’s the first time the association has awarded this honor since its inception in 2003.
February 24, 2015
Thomas M. Joyce, former chairman and CEO of Knight Capital Group, to be Robins Executive Speaker Series guest March 3
The University of Richmond Robins School of Business welcomes Thomas M. Joyce, former chairman and CEO of Knight Capital Group, as part of the Robins Executive Speaker Series on March 3.
February 23, 2015
Ronald A. Crutcher named 10th president of University of Richmond

The Board of Trustees of the University of Richmond has elected Ronald Andrew Crutcher – a national leader in higher education, a distinguished classical musician, and an accomplished administrator – as the institution’s 10th president. Crutcher will take office on July 1.

February 20, 2015
University Dancers celebrate 30 years of education through dance

The University of Richmond student dance company, University Dancers, will celebrate 30 years of education through dance with an upcoming concert called @30.

February 19, 2015
Thomas A. Silvestri, president and publisher of Richmond Times-Dispatch, to be C-Suite Conversation guest March 5

Thomas A. Silvestri, president and publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation 8 a.m. March 5 at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. This event was rescheduled from January due to inclement weather.

February 13, 2015
University of Richmond students help fight global hunger

University of Richmond’s Food Access Coalition will host the fourth annual Stop Hunger Now meal packaging event Feb. 21 from 2-4 p.m. in Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room. The group is working to package more than 12,000 meals this year for people in need.

February 12, 2015
University of Richmond is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

University of Richmond tied for first in the bachelor’s institutions category of universities producing the most Fulbright U.S. Scholars.

February 11, 2015
Gary B. Moore, president and COO of Cisco, to be Robins Executive Speaker Series guest Feb. 19

The University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and Jepson School of Leadership Studies will host Gary B. Moore, president and COO of Cisco, as the next Robins Executive Speaker Series guest. Moore will share insights into his more than 40-year-long career as a global technology leader during an event on Feb. 19, 6-7 p.m. in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.