The World War I-era building will be expanded from 27,600 to 39,100 square feet to make room for the classical studies and philosophy departments and create a humanities hub.
Many Richmond-area private schools were flooded with applications as public schools pivoted to online instruction.
Nineteen small private and for-profit colleges and universities in Virginia applied for a combined range of $22 million-$55 million from the federal Paycheck Protection Program.
VCU officials expect that enrollment will be 10 percent lower for the coming academic year, which translates into a $55 million drop in tuition revenue.
Robbed of their spring semester and the summer internships they were expecting, a group of VCU students and Class of 2020 graduates are taking their adventures in advertising into their own hands.
A small, 2-year-old Montessori school is trading Northern Henrico for Lakeside in a bid to get closer to its target student demographic.
The relocation of Saint Gertrude High School is coming sooner than expected, pushed forward to this summer by the coronavirus pandemic.
The deal amounts to just over $1 million per acre, and gives the school part of the land it needs for its planned athletic village. Meanwhile, it’s decided to pump the breaks on its $16 million emergency room in New Kent County.
With around $1 billion in ongoing construction projects between its Monroe Park and MCV campuses, VCU is among the biggest developers in Richmond at the moment.
With the purchase, VUU President Hakim Lucas said, “We have said that we now control our environment, that we are going to be a player in the city, that someone else is not going to dictate how we expand and not going to dictate our future.”