Money Magazine Rates UMW Among the Nation’s Best

Photographed April 20, 2010. (Photo by Norm Shafer)

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 Names Vice President for Student Affairs

Juliette Landphair

Juliette Landphair, dean of Westhampton College and associate dean in the School of Arts and Sciences for the University of Richmond, has been named vice president for student affairs at the University of Mary Washington. … [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 Launches $50 Million Fundraising Campaign

The Mary Washington First campaign aims to secure private funds for various initiatives, including for student scholarships.

The University of Mary Washington has publicly launched its $50 million Mary Washington First fundraising campaign. The announcement was made at a news conference on Friday, April 25, in the Jepson Alumni Executive Center. … [Read more...]

UMW Women’s Rugby Team Headed to Nationals

The UMW women's rugby team is headed to the national championships.

The University of Mary Washington women’s rugby team will soon cap off a highly successful 2013-2014 season by competing in the USA Rugby National Championship at Penn State University on April 26 and 27. … [Read more...]

UMW Names Associate Provost for Enrollment Management

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Kimberley Buster-Williams has been named to the position of associate provost for enrollment management at the University of Mary Washington. Buster-Williams has spent nearly 20 years in higher education admissions, most recently as acting associate vice president for enrollment management at Northern Illinois University. … [Read more...]

UMW Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

Nicole Crowder, assistant professor of chemistry works with Karmel James '13 (right) in the lab.

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmed the accreditation of the University of Mary Washington to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The reaffirmation was announced at a meeting of SACSCOC in Atlanta on December 10. … [Read more...]

UMW Welcomes Jonathan Levin as New Provost

Jonathan Levin

Jonathan Levin, formerly of Drew University, has started work as the University of Mary Washington’s provost. … [Read more...]

UMW Names Executive Director for Center for Economic Development

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The University of Mary Washington today announced that Brian Baker has been named executive director of the Center for Economic Development. Baker has spent the last decade as an administrator at UMW, most recently as executive director for entrepreneurship. … [Read more...]

Drew University Dean Named as UMW Provost

Jonathan Levin

Jonathan Levin has been named to the position of provost of the University of Mary Washington. Levin has spent more than 20 years in higher education, including nearly a decade as an administrator. Currently, he serves as dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Drew University in Madison, N.J. Levin will serve as the chief academic officer at UMW and will be responsible for oversight of all academic programs, academic planning and budgets and faculty matters. Working with the deans and the faculty, the provost provides leadership of major university initiatives in teaching, research and creative activities and has responsibility for all university educational and academic policies. He also will oversee enrollment management. Levin will begin work on June 25, 2013. “I am extremely pleased that Dr. Levin has agreed to come to UMW,” said President Richard V. Hurley. “His background and experience will be a tremendous asset as we move the institution forward.” Levin has served … [Read more...]