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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2018

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Sabrina Johnson

SGA aims to become a more effective student government

February 14, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On Wednesday, February 7 the Student Senate convened to vote on a new governing system as well as a recently re-drafted Student Government Association constitution.Read More

Winter Leadership Symposium sparks valuable conversations concerning UMW

February 1, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On Saturday, January 20, the University of Mary Washington Leadership Winter Symposium took place on UMW’s campus in Dodd Auditorium. The Winter Symposium, put on by the Student Leadership Committee, was a mandatory program for all student organization leaders; and built upon the meaningful conversations that were held during the August Leadership Summit. Read More

UMW welcomes new chief diversity officer

February 1, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On Jan. 18, UMW President Troy Paino took the stage at a spring assembly of University faculty and staff, standing before the audience with an exciting announcement. Paino recently created a new cabinet-level position, and was appointing a new chief diversity officer to UMW.Read More

Review of court records reveals disheartening actions taken by leaders in athletic department

April 27, 2017 |


In March, Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs, sent out a statement on behalf of the university and its staff announcing that the University of Mary Washington settled a lawsuit with Jasmine Orsted. A former student, who said that she felt racially discriminated against after being cut from the women’s basketball team before her tryout date.Read More

President Paino and staff work to fill Title IX positions

February 2, 2017 |


Now that Dr. Leah Cox has resigned from her position of Title IX Coordinator effective Jan. 19, President Paino has been working hard with multiple people to make sure her position will be filled, to ensure the safety of students and keep the Title IX position active. The University of Mary Washington has long been committed to keeping campus safe for the student body.Read More

Troy Paino deliberates on how to fix the issue of faculty and staff salaries

September 14, 2016 |


Throughout the past five years, according to Provost Jonathan Levin, many University of Mary Washington faculty and staff have been unhappy with their static salaries. The biggest contributing factor as to why they have not received any raises is due to the Commonwealth’s lack of support for faculty raises.

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Hour cuts pose issue for adjuncts

March 27, 2013 |

Twenty-eight University of Mary Washington employees’ hours will be reduced by 550 per year as a result of the University’s decision to limit wage workers to 29 hours per week.Read More