UMW Ranked Among Best Colleges by Forbes & Princeton Review

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The University of Mary Washington has been named to The Princeton Review’s 2016 edition of “The Best 380 Colleges” and Forbes’ 2016 list of “America’s Top Colleges.” … [Read more...]

UMW Establishes Center for Economic Research

From left: Curry Roberts, President of the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance; Susan Spears, President and CEO of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce; and Richard Hurley, President of the University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington has established the Center for Economic Research in partnership with the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance and the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce. … [Read more...]

Money Magazine Rates UMW Among the Nation’s Best

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The University of Mary Washington has been ranked among the nation’s top colleges by Money Magazine’s 2015 list of top colleges, released on Monday, July 13. … [Read more...]

UMW Psychology Faculty Receive IndieFab Book of the Year Award

Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin

University of Mary Washington faculty members Miriam Liss and Holly Schriffrin’s book Balancing the Big Stuff has recently been named the 2014 Silver Winner for Psychology in Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Awards. … [Read more...]

Fiske College Guide Names UMW Among Nation’s Best

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For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Mary Washington has been named as a “best buy” in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges.  UMW is the only institution in Virginia and the District of Columbia to be awarded this distinction. … [Read more...]

UMW Celebrates Harper Lee’s New Book

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The University of Mary Washington Bookstore celebrated the national release date for Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s much-anticipated new novel, with a book talk and reception on Tuesday, July 14. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces Search Firm for 2015-16 Presidential Search

The UMW Board of Visitors recently announced the tuition rates for 2014-15.

The University of Mary Washington announced the selection of Baker and Associates as its partner in the search for the 10th president of the university on Friday, June 12. … [Read more...]

Governor Announces Appointments to UMW Board of Visitors

UMW's Carmen Culpeper Chappell Centennial Campanile Tower

The Virginia Governor’s Office today announced the appointment of Heather Mullins Crislip, Davis C. Rennolds and Rhonda VanLowe to the Board of Visitors at the University of Mary Washington. They will serve four-year terms, which expire June 30, 2019. They succeed Joseph Grzeika, Dorcas Hardy and Jud Honaker, whose terms will end on June 30, 2015. … [Read more...]

UMW and Germanna Partner for Business Transfer Agreement

Presidents Richard V. Hurley (UMW) and David A. Sam (Germanna) sign the agreement.

The University of Mary Washington and Germanna Community College established a new direct transfer agreement for business administration on Tuesday, June 2. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Receives Travel Excellence Award

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont Ariel View

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont recently received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for its consistent achievement of great travel reviews on the website. … [Read more...]