Spring semester update

Dear Students, You have demonstrated that we can learn, work and live together when we come together as a community that cares for each of its members. Thank you for your good efforts to follow our safety protocols, such as wearing face coverings and physical distancing. Based on your responsible behavior, ongoing assessment by VCU’s […]

Fall 2020 Commencement Update

Dear VCU Class of 2020, At the close of every semester at VCU, we highlight, celebrate, and honor our newest graduates. This year is no exception. Commencement is a time that we all truly love. We are proud of all of you and look forward to what’s to come for you.  As we continue to face […]

VCU Massey 25 for 25: Health Equity and Justice campaign

We all imagine a world without cancer, and I’m proud that VCU Massey Cancer Center is hard at work making this a reality. Did you know that African Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population but have a higher cancer mortality rate than other ethnic and racial groups in the country? Today, the […]

Leadership announcement

Dear VCU Community, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Gail Hackett has informed me of her plan to retire at the end of the academic year, June 30, 2021. Provost Hackett will have served more than six years at VCU at the time of her retirement with many notable and important mission centered […]

Removing Confederate Symbols at VCU

Dear VCU and VCU Health communities, The Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors voted today to remove racist and divisive symbols honoring the Confederacy from both campuses. This work will begin in earnest. Their decision came after more than three years of study, review, and reflection led by the university’s Vice President for Diversity and […]

VCU Votes: Dedicated to voter engagement

For more than 50 years, students at VCU have been engaged and active members of our communities. I am proud of their tenacity and drive to make a difference in the world through scholarship, research, creativity, health care, and community action. In that spirit, I am grateful for work done by VCU Votes Advisory Council […]

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