Education

VCU scores $20M media rights deal

VCU media rights

VCU Athletics earlier this month secured a multimedia rights deal with Texas-based Learfield Sports that guarantees the university more than $20 million in sponsorship revenue over the next 10 years and puts Learfield in charge of all aspects of the Rams’ athletic media rights, including signage, digital corporate sponsorships, television and radio play-by-play, and coaches’ radio shows.

St. Christopher’s headmaster to resign

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After 18 years at the all-boys school, Headmaster Charley Stillwell announced that he would be leaving St. Christopher’s to start a new role at a Northern Virginia boarding school.

College kicks off $13M renovation

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A community college is tackling its next big campus upgrade with interior work set to begin on a large academic building that will include the addition of several science labs.

VCU receives grant from JPMorgan Chase

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The university is teaming up with the Greater Richmond Partnership – with guidance from the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase – to further study and develop the area’s export market.

Spiders tap new president

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After almost a year since the university’s current president announced his departure, the school has named a new leader – its first black president and a classical cellist.