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UR endowment is in new hands

UR endowment is in new hands

Michael Schwartz July 19, 2012 0

Rob Blandford is taking over as president and CIO of Spider Management Company, which manages $3 billion in assets, including the University of Richmond’s $1.8 billion endowment.

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A playbook for real life

A playbook for real life

Michael Schwartz September 9, 2011 2

The University of Richmond men’s basketball coach share a few nuggets of wisdom at a business school event.

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Black, gold and green

Black, gold and green

Amy David August 22, 2011 2

Virginia Commonwealth University is expanding its sustainability curriculum for local business people.

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Business fantasy camp

Business fantasy camp

Amy David January 27, 2011 2

A philanthropic alumnus of a local business school wants to make sure students get plenty of practice at the kind of skills best honed outside the classroom.

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He said, they said

He said, they said

Michael Schwartz October 15, 2010 0

The legal sparring between a for-profit college and a disgruntled local student is likely headed for a jury trial in the spring.

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Student says for-profit school lied about credentials

Student says for-profit school lied about credentials

Michael Schwartz September 22, 2010 5

A laid off worker is suing the for-profit college he hoped would help get him back on his feet

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WaPo: VCU budget cuts “unfolding disaster”

WaPo: VCU budget cuts “unfolding disaster”

Al Harris June 9, 2010 3

The Washington Post published a scathing editorial on how budget cuts for public universities in the state is threatening to undo the strides made by Virginia Commonwealth University over the last decade. The Post

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Short Pump U

Short Pump U

Al Harris February 3, 2010 3

Another for-profit private university is cropping up in Short Pump, leasing more than 50,000 square feet at the former S&K Menswear warehouse.

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The kids (and their loans) are our future

The kids (and their loans) are our future

Aaron Kremer December 16, 2009 1

Fifty-eight percent of college students in Virginia graduate in debt, according to a new study on higher-education borrowing trends. Students owe an average of $19,747. Plus, find out how much graduates owe from schools

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Knowledge is good

Knowledge is good

Al Harris October 31, 2008 0

Ten days after the University of Richmond set the date for the first information session about next fall’s MBA program, the 40 available seats were already reserved

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