University of Richmond

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.

UR sisters get some square footage


The University of Richmond is giving its sororities their own space, a first for the campus, as part of a $5 million project.

Economics for breakfast

Uncertainty was the word of the day from local business leaders at a panel discussion held Thursday morning.

Spider grads will hear from HDTV pioneer

The University of Richmond is bringing in the head of one of the world’s largest research institutes for graduation this spring. The school has booked Curtis Carlson, CEO and president of SRI International, to speak at its commencement ceremony May 8. Carlson SRI is a non-profit research institute that conducts research development for government agencies,… Read more »

Va. law schools make the list

The University of Virginia’s law school was the top ranked law school in the state and the ninth best law school in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report.