A diploma and a debt note

The average Virginia college graduate leaves school with $24,717 in debt, according to a new report.

Work zone ends ahead

The dust is beginning to settle at the University of Richmond as $14 million worth of construction winds down.

UR endowment is in new hands

Rob Blandford

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.

A playbook for real life

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

Black, gold and green

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

Business fantasy camp

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.

He said, they said

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

WaPo: VCU budget cuts “unfolding disaster”

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 describes VCU has the fastest growing school in state history, citing the addition of more than 8,000 students over the last… Read more »

Short Pump U

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.