Board to Name Tennis Complex for Former UMW Athletic Director

Edward H. Hegmann (right) received the Washington Medallion during the 2012 Commencement ceremony.

The University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors voted to name the outdoor tennis courts the Edward H. Hegmann II Tennis Complex to honor the accomplishments and outstanding contributions of the university’s first athletic director. A dedication ceremony is planned for April 2014. … [Read more...]

Senator, Alumna Receives UMW Lifetime Service Award


Georgia State Sen. Nan Orrock ’65 today received one of the University of Mary Washington’s most prestigious awards, the Monroe Medal. Orrock was honored by President Richard V. Hurley and the Board of Visitors during a dedication ceremony for the James Farmer Lecture Hall. … [Read more...]

UMW Dedicates Lecture Hall for Civil Rights Leader, Nov. 15

The bust of civil rights leader James Farmer overlooks Campus Walk. Farmer taught at Mary Washington for about a dozen years until his death in 1998.

The University of Mary Washington will dedicate a lecture hall in honor of civil rights leader James L. Farmer, Jr. during a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 15. The ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m. in Monroe Hall, Room 116, is open to the public. … [Read more...]

Governor Announces Appointments to UMW Board


The Virginia Governor’s Office today announced the appointment of Tabitha Geary, Kenneth Lopez and Lisa Taylor to the Board of Visitors at the University of Mary Washington. … [Read more...]

UMW Celebrates Construction of New Campus Center

Groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of campus center construction..

The University of Mary Washington marked the beginning of construction of the new campus center in a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Sept. 20. … [Read more...]

UMW Rector Receives Honorary Degree

The Hon. Pamela J. White, left, with Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio prior to Judge White's receiving an honorary degree. Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee University.

The Honorable Pamela J. White, rector of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors, has received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Washington and Lee University. … [Read more...]

UMW Foundation Marks Start of Hotel Construction

Members of the UMW Board of Visitors celebrated the groundbreaking of the Hyatt Place hotel at Eagle Village

The University of Mary Washington Foundation commemorated the beginning of construction on the five-story Hyatt Place hotel at a groundbreaking ceremony in the Eagle Village mixed-use development on Friday, September 21. The foundation also celebrated the recent completion of Eagle Village Drive, a pedestrian and vehicular connection between the development and Mary Washington Hospital. “Eagle Village, from day one, has always represented the very essence of urban renewal and economic revitalization and how a university and a community can come together to initiate positive change in a neighborhood,” Jeff Rountree, CEO of the UMW Foundation, told a group of more than 100 gathered for the event. “The addition of this connector drive and a first-class hotel are just the latest pieces in this rather large and complex development puzzle.” Pamela J. White, rector for the UMW Board of Visitors, told guests that the new hotel and the Eagle Village complex provide a dramatic example … [Read more...]

Governor Announces Three Appointments to the UMW Board

Tara C. Corrigall

On Friday, June 29, the Virginia Governor’s Office announced the appointment of Tara C. Corrigall, Dr. Theresa Young Crawley and Mark S. Ingrao to the Board of Visitors at the University of Mary Washington. The new board members will serve four-year terms, which expire June 30, 2016. They succeed Patricia B. Revere, Randall R. Eley and Martha K. Leighty, whose terms ended Saturday, June 30. Tara C. Corrigall, Virginia Beach Ms. Corrigall, who graduated from Mary Washington in 1982, is a financial advisor and director of advisory and brokerage services at the Virginia Beach branch of UBS (formerly PaineWebber). She held a similar position in Nashville prior to her move to Virginia Beach in 2008. Previously, Corrigall was an assistant branch manager in Atlanta. She is a Certified Investment Management Analyst and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Business District Association of Virginia Beach and of the Board of Directors of the YWCA of South Hampton … [Read more...]