News Releases

March 20, 2015
Police accreditation assessment team invites comment

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®) will arrive March 28 to examine all aspects of the University of Richmond Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.

University of Richmond grants tenure to 10 faculty members
University of Richmond has granted tenure to 10 members of the faculty:
March 17, 2015
William H. Goodwin Jr., retired chairman and president of CCA Industries, to be C-Suite Conversation guest March 26
The University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business will host William H. Goodwin Jr., retired chairman and president of CCA Industries, in the final C-Suite Conversation of the spring semester. The program will be held March 26, 8 a.m., in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
University of Richmond professor Joe Troncale selected for prestigious fellowship in Russia
Joe Troncale, associate professor of Russian, will travel to St. Petersburg in May for the Fellowships in Russia program. Troncale is one of 11 fellowship recipients from an applicant pool of 170 people from 45 countries.
March 10, 2015
Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III to speak on post-Ferguson world at University of Richmond March 24

Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III will give a public lecture on “The Post-Ferguson World: The Challenges of Police and Community,” March 24, at 4:30 p.m. at the University of Richmond, Jepson Alumni Center.

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.