University of Richmond

U-Va. tops list for best value; Germanic languages tops dying majors

The University of Virginia is No. 1 for best value among public universities in the nation, according to a list released this week by the Princeton Review. Although that list might help attract students to Charlottesville, another list published this week by the Chronicle of Higher Education might scare some students away from certain majors…. Read more »

It pays to be the head Spider

The average total compensation paid to the presidents of private universities and colleges in Virginia during fiscal 2008-09 was $360,781, according to a report released Monday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The head of UR made double that.

A dry run for entrepreneurs

In September, the business school at the University of Richmond is hosting Live Fire, where businesses can give a 15-minute pitch to a panel of angel investors. There is no money on the line, but entrepreneurs can gain valuable pitching skills and make new contacts.

SWF seeks stability, willing to lower standards.

Dating site has seen a 20 percent increase in traffic, even though the site charges as much as $60 for membership. Traffic to is up 50 percent.