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...]

UMW Named Virginia’s Hidden Gem

UMW Move In 2014

The University of Mary Washington has been named as the top ‘hidden gem’ college in the state of Virginia by College Raptor. … [Read more...]

Career Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater Addresses UMW Graduates

Career Ambassador Pamela Brigewater

Career Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater urged University of Mary Washington graduates to embrace new challenges, take risks, value diversity and learn every day from people and situations throughout their life’s journey. … [Read more...]

UMW Awards Top Honors and Honorary Degree at Commencement Ceremonies

Top Honors

The University of Mary Washington presented its top honors during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

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

Photo Credit: Norm Shafer

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

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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...]