UMW Students Receive Awards of Excellence

Excellence Awards

The University of Mary Washington’s graduating students were honored for outstanding achievements at recent awards programs: … [Read more...]

UMW Graduates Class of 2015 in 104th Commencement

104th Commencement

The University of Mary Washington graduated a total of 1,158 students during its 104th commencement in a graduate ceremony on Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium of George Washington Hall and in an undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 9 at 9 a.m. in Ball Circle on the university’s Fredericksburg campus. … [Read more...]

State Superintendent Steven R. Staples Addresses Master’s Candidates

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State Superintendent Steven R. Staples challenged graduates to step up as leaders during his address at the University of Mary Washington’s graduate commencement Friday, May 8. … [Read more...]

UMW Board of Visitors Announces Presidential Search Advisory Committee

UMW's Carmen Culpeper Chappell Centennial Campanile Tower

Holly Cuellar, Rector for the University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors, announced at the May 8 meeting the formation of the presidential search advisory committee for selection of the 10th president of the University of Mary Washington. "Appointment of a president is the most important duty of the Board of Visitors." Cuellar said. "And we take our role very seriously." President Richard V. Hurley announced his plan to retire, effective June 30, 2016. Hurley has served as UMW’s ninth president since July 1, 2010. The selection committee will do initial screening, vetting, and interviewing of candidates, then recommending to the full Board a select group of finalists. The committee includes: Chair: Holly T. Cuellar ’89, Rector, Board of Visitors Members: Tara C. Corrigall ’82, Board of Visitors Theresa Y. Crawley ’77, Board of Visitors & UMW Foundation Board Rita F. Dunston, University Registrar Christopher J. Garcia, Assistant Professor of … [Read more...]

UMW Board of Visitors Announces Tuition Fees for 2015-16

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The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors has approved new rates for the 2015-2016 academic year. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces 2015 Historic Preservation Book Prize

2015 Historic Preservation Book Prize

The University of Mary Washington’s Center for Historic Preservation has awarded the 2015 Historic Preservation Book Prize to A City for Children; Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950 by Marta Gutman. … [Read more...]

UMW to Award Emeritus Status at Commencement

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Six longtime professors will be awarded emeritus status during the University of Mary Washington’s graduate and undergraduate ceremonies on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

State Superintendent, Career Ambassador to Speak at UMW Commencement Ceremonies

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More than 5,000 parents, friends and well-wishers are expected to converge on the Fredericksburg campus to celebrate the University of Mary Washington’s 104th commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

Local Business Owner Receives Philharmonic’s Citizen Salute

Jerry Ulman

Local business owner Jerry Ulman received the Citizen Salute Award, presented by the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra at its April concert. … [Read more...]

UMW Hosts Virginia Education Specialist as Educator-in-Residence

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The University of Mary Washington’s College of Education hosted Robert Fugate ’03, an assessment specialist for the Virginia Department of Education, for its 5th annual Educator-in-Residence. He presented as the keynote lecture at the College of Education’s Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 25. … [Read more...]