By KAYLEE TYEE
President Paino and the Board of Visitors have made a decision to standardize freshman room rates starting in the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. The room rate for all first-year residence halls will be $3,300 a semester. In …
By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH
What many remembered about Grace Mann was her passionate and energetic involvement in social issues, particularly for equal rights in the LGBT and women’s communities. The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors passed a launch award, potentially continuing her work, on Friday.
By CHRIS MARKHAM & EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH
DivestUMW held their latest demonstration at the Board of Visitors meeting on Friday in order to get the BOV to commit to discussing divestment at their next meeting in April. Students United joined the group, who stood in solidarity with DivestUMW, according to Students United president Noah Goodwin.
By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH
The University Faculty Council and the Board of Visitors Executive Committee met on Thursday, Oct 22, to discuss several topics which directly relate to the student body.The council’s reports to the BOV are hardly new, but the meeting between the BOV Executive Committee and the other officials of the University Faculty Council outside of Rao only takes place once a semester.
By KELLY EMMRICH
The Presidential Search Advisory Committee at the University of Mary Washington posted a presidential search leadership statement which outlines the expectations that the community has for the school’s 10th president.
By ANDREW CRIDER & MATT McALOON
The Board of Visitors met for their last regular business meeting until this summer on Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17.
By SARAH KINZER & ZAKARIA KRONEMER
When the UMW Board of Visitors rejected the formation of an exploratory subcommittee for divestment, DivestUMW immediately took action. A team of 30 students quickly assembled and flooded the hallway of Jepson Alumni Center …
When it comes to student activism, the University of Mary Washington is brimming with passionate undergraduates and graduates.
By HOPE RACINE
On Wednesday, March 18, the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors voted to deny the creation of a subcommittee to investigate university divestment from fossil fuels.
By HOPE RACINE
On Friday, Feb. 19, members of campus group DivestUMW were granted 15 minutes to present in front of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors. The presentation focused on informing BOV members about the intent of DivestUMW, offering suggestions for divestment from fossil fuels and stating their demands.
By ALISON THOET
Residence hall room rates and meal plan costs will increase next year by about $150 and $100 respectively at the University of Mary Washington. The Board of Visitors approved the increases at their most recent meeting this past weekend.
By NEPHTHALIE LAUTURE
The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors met last week to discuss and plan for further cuts in state funding for the university, as well as officially dedicate the ITCC building on Sept. 18 in a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Sports at the University of Mary Washington are as competitive and popular as ever. With 500 student athletes and 23 men’s and women’s varsity teams, athletics is now much of what the school is known for.
The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors voted 9-1 on Friday, Nov. 11 to raise the cost of student housing by three percent and dining plans by four percent for the 2014-15 academic year.
On Friday Oct. 18, the Virginia Governor’s office announced the appointment of three new members of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors (BOV). Tabitha Geary, Kenneth Lopez and Lisa Taylor will all serve four year terms, which will end on June 30, 2017.
The University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors (BOV) convened at the Jepson Alumni Executive Center to discuss the future of academic and extra-circular activities at UMW from Thursday evening through Saturday morning.
The Board of Visitors (BOV) at the University of Mary Washington approved seven of the nine items proposed as revisions to the Fredericksburg and Stafford campus honor constitutions and handbooks this past weekend.
By SARAH TAGG
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell appointed three new members to the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors over the summer.
The appointees, Tara C. Corrigall, Theresa Crawley and Mark Ingrao are all UMW alumni.
Corrigall, a 1982 …
By COLLEEN HUBER
The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors met on Aug. 29 to discuss the committee agenda and assignments for the upcoming year and to examine the Regional Engagement and Economic Development Plan.
President Rick Hurley said …
The University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors (BOV) met with student leaders last Friday April 20 to discuss student affairs and recognize student achievement.
The BOV heard from the leaders of the Honor Council and Student Government (SGA) as …
The University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors met Friday Feb. 17 to discuss the current state of the university, including UMW’s response to recent community concerns and complaints related to student nuisances.
Doug Searcy, vice president for student affairs, …
Occupy Mary Wash made their presence and grievances known to UMW’s Board of Visitors two weekends ago, protesting the lack of direct student representation on the board.
Senior Allie Atkeson, a member of Occupy Mary Wash, said that the main …
The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors met on Nov. 17 to discuss present and future plans for the university. One of the items on the agenda for Friday morning was the forthcoming honors program.
The presentation, led by …
By KIRSTEN MORGAN
The Board of Visitors’ Executive Committee met March 16 to discuss changes in the faculty handbook, along with the possibility of increasing faculty salaries over the next couple of years.
The possible changes to the faculty handbook include …
By KIRSTEN MORGAN
The Board of Visitors met at the end of last month to finalize and approve the changes to the Community Values Statement set in motion by President Rick Hurley.
The changes were prompted by an incident in 2007, …
Last week, the Bullet incorrectly reported in a front-page headline that the Mary Washington Board of Visitors had voted to demolish Seacobeck Hall. In fact, President Rick Hurley had merely decided to pull Seacobeck from the Master Plan and form …
By VALERIE LAPOINTE
In the wake of the multiple drug arrests made this semester the university’s one-strike policy has been a controversial issue, even coming during the Board of Visitors meeting on Nov. 19.
Douglas Searcy, vice president of Student …
President Rick Hurley approached members of UMW’s Student Senate in a forum where he defended the planned tuition hike, addressing many students’ objections.
He opened his speech with the statement that no decision has been made yet regarding tuition.