Karin Kapsidelis covers higher education for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. A former reporter for The Columbia (S.C.) Record, she came to The Times-Dispatch in 1981. Previously she worked in the Features Department as editor of the Home & Garden, Sunday Flair and Tuesday Flair sections. She may be reached at (804) 649-6119 or e-mail kkapsidelis@TimesDispatch.com
If she lived 30 minutes closer, Jazmin Tanner wouldn't be so deeply in debt.
The University of Virginia offered admission Friday to 3,187 high school seniors who applied through the university's new "early action" admissions program. Among them were 1,547 in-state students.
Virginia Union University plans to break ground this year on a $14 million complex that will house two residence halls and a community conference center.
The United States faces threats from extremists and unstable regimes around the world, but it's the nation's own political incivility that poses the gravest risk, former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Saturday.
Virginia's public colleges and universities are in line to see "the first budget going forward that is higher than the previous year."
On average, colleges and universities could see increases of nearly 7 percent from the state’s General Fund for instructional costs, higher education panel told.
While President Michael Rao's base pay of $488,500 remains the same, he is eligible to receive up to $50,000 in incentive pay annually.
Retiring Sen. William C. Wampler Jr. will become executive director of the New College Institute in Martinsville when his term in the General Assembly ends Jan. 11.
Retiring Sen. William C. Wampler Jr. today was named executive director of the New College Institute in Martinsville.
Amanda Fischer moved to Richmond in the summer of 2010 with plans to pursue a master's degree in sport leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University. But before classes began that fall, she was offered a job in Ohio.
Whether it was half-price shoes to wear now or half-price cards for next year, shoppers were looking for – and finding – those day-after-Christmas bargains.
The Dec. 26, 1811, fire killed at least 72 people. Their names were read at a solemn ceremony Monday at Monumental Church.
Neighbors watch events of arrest unfold at Whitcomb Court.
She's 81, but Willie Jones Dell prefers to push her age ahead slightly.
An advocate for corporate social responsibility who heads an international business school in Arizona will be the new president of George Mason University.
Angel Cabrera, president of the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Ariz., will succeed Alan Merten on July 1.
Gov. Bob McDonnell said Wednesday that he will seek an additional $100 million a year for higher education over the next biennial budget.
As Virginia Tech officials were in Washington defending their handling of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a trauma sadly too familiar touched the campus again Thursday.
To get to the Final Four, you first have to get to college.
On Tuesday, Jennifer Morman, an Army veteran and a mother of six, will undergo a hysterectomy for a condition that has kept her from working for months.
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