Art Kellermann, M.D. named Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System

July 29, 2020 Dear VCU and VCU Health community, After a months-long national search, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Art Kellermann, M.D., as Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System, beginning Oct. 1.  Dr. Kellermann is one of our nation’s top medical researchers and scholars and an […]

Violent demonstrations

To the University and VCU Health Communities, It is heartbreaking to see extensive damage at our Monroe Park Campus following a violent demonstration overnight in Richmond. About 80 windows were broken in a dozen buildings along with site furnishings dragged onto the street and damaged and numerous buildings tagged with graffiti. Damage is being assessed […]

Returning to campus this fall

Dear University Community, As we approach a fall semester that will be extraordinary in both practice and possibility, I write with important details about what we will experience together. Our in-person return continues now in phases as we prepare for classes to begin on our Monroe Park Campus on Aug. 17. Some of these classes will be […]

Our Commitment to International Students

July 8, 2020 Dear VCU community, As we move into a new educational experience together, we are deeply troubled by this week’s announcement of new federal regulations restricting international students from pursuing their degrees online this fall while they are in the United States. In a nation fighting Covid-19, it is ill-timed. In a nation […]

In memoriam: Bill Royall

Dear VCU and VCU Health Community, With great sorrow, I am writing that longtime friend, colleague and former vice rector Bill Royall has passed away. Many of us worked closely with and loved Bill over the years, and we are appreciative of and awed by the ways he made our university, our health system, and […]

Celebrating Children’s Hospital of Richmond

Providing the children of Richmond and the region with a hospital built for their specific needs has been my goal since becoming president of VCU and VCU Health 11 years ago. As a university and health system leader, and as a parent, I am adamant about quality care for all children. And as a society, […]

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