News Releases

July 11, 2014
Virginia CEOs report challenges of finding and retaining talent in second quarter survey

The second quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs highlights the challenges of finding and retaining talent, especially in sales, marketing and information technology.

June 16, 2014
Alumni Association Board elects officers, new board members for 2014-15

The University of Richmond Alumni Association Board has elected 2014–15 officers and seven board members for renewed or new terms.

June 5, 2014
Alumni Association, Jepson School of Leadership Studies present awards to seven during Reunion Weekend

The University of Richmond Alumni Association and Jepson School of Leadership Studies presented distinguished service and other awards May 31 during the university’s annual Reunion Weekend.

April 4, 2014
Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Robins School No. 16 among American undergraduate business programs

Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business No. 16 overall on its 2014 list of America’s best undergraduate business programs.

March 24, 2014
Magazine editor, Virginia attorney general, construction executive to address 2014 graduates May 10-11

Gayle Goodson Butler, editor-in-chief of Better Homes and Gardens; Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring; and Mark Hourigan, president of Hourigan Construction, will deliver addresses at three of the four ceremonies comprising the University of Richmond’s 184th Commencement May 10–11.

February 19, 2014
KPMG chair, CEO John Veihmeyer to speak March 4 about global economy, ethics and leadership
John Veihmeyer, chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP, will discuss the global economy, ethics and leadership at the University of Richmond March 4.
January 28, 2014
Financial holding company Markel's vice president, CFO to participate in C-Suite Conversation Feb. 12
Anne Waleski, vice president and CFO at Markel Corporation, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Feb. 12, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The program will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
January 22, 2014
KidZania executive, Richmond graduate to talk about passion, purpose and play Feb. 6

Cammie Dunaway, U.S. president and global chief marketing officer of KidZania, will speak about “Passion, Purpose and Play,” Feb. 6, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium, as part of the Robins Executive Speaker Series.

Staffing is most significant issue facing CEOs at small and mid-sized companies in central Virginia

The fourth quarter 2013 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs finds staffing (finding, hiring, retaining and training) to be the most significant business issue executives are currently facing.

January 8, 2014
Accounting Professor Joe Ben Hoyle publishes book about attaining success

Joe Ben Hoyle, associate professor of accounting at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has published “Don’t Just Dream About Success: Stack the Odds in Your Favor.”