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Commentary: NCAA is a big move for Cavs

September 6, 2013 | 969 views
(From left to right) Junior Matt Parker, sophomore Tyler Robinette, junior Veronica Sanchez (15), sophomore Cullen Lavoi (11), sophomore Zach Cochran (20), junior Brittni Altmann (10), sophomore Makenzie Cluesman, senior Emily Brock. Photo: Kandee Wallace | The Highland Cavalier

Dear Highland Cavaliers!
Welcome back to a new academic year! UVa-Wise Athletics is transitioning to NCAA Division II competition, and some changes are coming. As an ardent fan of college sports, and coming from a university …

News release: Editor-in-Chief wins national journalism award

May 1, 2013 | 1,954 views
Jordan Fifer

The editor-in-chief of UVa-Wise’s student newspaper, The Highland Cavalier, was awarded first place for breaking news reporting today in a national journalism contest for a 2012 news story about the sudden death of the college’s …

Wise hires first female chancellor

January 30, 2013 | 462 views
Wise hires first female chancellor

UVa-Wise’s recently-hired chancellor started her career path at Thomas Jefferson University of Philadelphia. Now she continues it at Thomas Jefferson’s dream in the mountains. 

Breaking news: UVa-Wise names Donna Price Henry college’s first female chancellor [with video]

December 7, 2012 | 20,515 views
UVa President Teresa Sullivan (left) and UVa Board of Visitors Rector Helen Dragas (right) look on as newly-appointed Chancellor Donna Price Henry speaks to a crowd of about 150 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center at UVa-Wise Friday morning. Photo by Jordan Fifer | The Highland Cavalier

The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors unanimously approved Donna Price Henry as UVa-Wise’s eighth chancellor at a meeting Friday morning in the college’s convocation center.

UVa-Wise’s next chancellor to be named Friday

December 5, 2012 | 377 views
Merry Lu Prior, Provost Sandy Huguenin, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Sim Ewing, and Chair of the Natural Sciences Department Margie Tucker shovel soil over the roots of a sugar maple tree at the Nov. 30 dedication of the tree to the late chancellor David J. Prior. The Department of Natural Sciences initiated the purchase of the tree, which was planted outside the David J. Prior Convocation Center, because Merry Lu Prior said that her husband admired the autumn colors of campus. A redbud tree is set to be planted at the Lila Vicars Smith House in his honor, as well. Photo by Jordan Fifer | The Highland Cavalier

The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors is set to approve the college’s next chancellor at a meeting this Friday and will publicly announce the hire immediately after, officials said. 

News update: UVa-Wise set to announce new chancellor on Dec. 7

November 30, 2012 | 719 views

The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors is set to approve the college’s next chancellor at a Dec. 7 meeting, and will publicly announce the hire immediately after, officials said today.