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The Blue & Gray Press | October 17, 2018

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UMW Foundation

Giant in Eagle Village to undergo renovations this fall

September 8, 2015 |


Construction in Fredericksburg, especially near the University of Mary Washington campus, is a big concern for some of the Eagle Landing residences, who lived through the building of both the Information Technology Convergence Center and the University Center.Read More

Hyatt Place Hotel to open in January

November 21, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington Foundation is in the process of completing the new Hyatt Place Hotel, expected to open in January 2014. The hotel is an addition to the other properties owned by the UMW Foundation, including Eagle Village.Read More

UMW Foundation acquires Hostess property nearby

November 6, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington Foundation purchased a property located on the 1300 block of Powhatan St. last month. The sale was finalized on Oct. 24.Read More

College Heights houses make way for parking

April 4, 2013 |

Four houses in the College Heights neighborhood will be demolished to create room for new parking, while the Campus Center is built in place of Chandler Hall this summer, as construction continues around the University of Mary Washington.Read More

Administration Hopes to Expand Parking by Spring

September 13, 2012 |

The Fredericksburg City Council recently approved a special-use permit which adds 47 new parking spots for students, faculty and staff on College Avenue.Read More

Arrington Estate Served Lawsuit

February 8, 2012 |

In an effort to collect funds promised to the University of Mary Washington by the late Arabelle Arrington before her death, the UMW Foundation has filed a $6.35 million lawsuit against her estate.

In a statement released by the … Read More

Planned Hotel at Eagle Village Moves Forward

January 25, 2012 |

After students left campus for winter break last semester, the UMW Foundation announced continuing plans to build a $14 million-plus select-service Eagle Village Hotel across Route 1 between the Eagle Village Executive Offices and Giant supermarket.

The foundation is partnering … Read More

Eagle Village Refinanced For Lower Interest Rates

October 12, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington Foundation, which owns Eagle Landing, has just announced that it will be refinancing the debt associated with the Eagle Village apartment building in order to take advantage of more favorable interest rates.

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What You Missed Over the Summer

September 7, 2011 |

Lynne Richardson named as new Dean of the College of Business On May 18, 2011, the University of Mary Washington announced that Lynne Richardson will be the new Dean of the College of Business.

According to … Read More

Hotel Proposed for Eagle Village

March 16, 2011 |


Although students moved into Eagle Landing in August, Eagle Village is far from complete.

According to Chief Executive Officer of UMW Foundation and President of Eagle Property Holdings Jeff Rountree, the UMW Foundation is exploring the possibility … Read More

UMW Foundation Buys Several New Properties

January 28, 2010 |


The UMW Foundation recently bought the Park & Shop Plaza as well as the Pizza Hut and two houses across from campus.

On Dec. 15, UMW Foundation, a non-profit corporation that accepts and manages university funds, bought … Read More

UMW Offers Low-Cost Child Care

October 4, 2007 |


For decades, UMW’s faculty and staff have lobbied for on-site child care. Finally, this fall, the University implemented an alternative program, subsidizing openings at a nearby day care center for children of full time UMW employees. According … Read More