University of Richmond Trustees Award President's Medal to Paul Queally

June 29, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND — At its meeting in April, the University of Richmond Board of Trustees and University President Kevin F. Hallock awarded the President’s Medal to Paul B. Queally, who completes his term as rector on June 30, upon reaching his term limit. The medal honors individuals who have rendered exceptional and meritorious service to the University.

Queally headshotQueally was recognized for his leadership and service as rector, his exceptional generosity and commitment to students, and his abiding support of the institution’s excellence. He has served twice as a member of the Board of Trustees, from 1999 to 2007 and 2010 to 2022. He had served as rector since 2018. 

Queally and his wife Anne-Marie, both of whom are 1986 graduates, have provided leadership support at the Robins School of Business for the construction of Queally Hall, founded the Word on Wall Street Program, and created Q-Camp to ensure essential career preparation and skill-building opportunities for Business School students. They also provided leadership support for the construction of the Queally Center for Admission and Career Services to help the University recruit exceptional students and prepare them for success after graduation.

They also have advanced competitive excellence in Spider Athletics, creating an endowment to launch the Spider Men’s Lacrosse program; and making possible construction of the Queally Athletics Center, a state-of-the-art home for Spider Basketball.

This is the 10th awarding of the President’s Medal, which was last conferred in 2013.