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VCU Voices

VCU Voices is a biweekly webcast hosted by Jay Davenport, CFRE, vice president of Development and Alumni Relations. In this series, Jay introduces VCU leadership, noteworthy alumni, students and friends to the VCU community through one-on-one conversations.


Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D.

Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D., senior vice president of VCU Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System, shares what drew him to Richmond, how the university continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and the time he was dared to wrestle a bear. 

Ed McLaughlin

Ed McLaughlin, vice president and director of athletics, shares his perspective on navigating the challenges of COVID-19, how college athletics has changed and what VCU Athletics fans can look forward to in the future.

Gail Hackett, Ph.D.

Gail Hackett, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, shares her fondest memories during her time at VCU, her post-retirement plans and the work that still needs to be done.

Matthew Conrad and Karah Gunther

Matthew Conrad, executive director of government and board relations, and Karah Gunther (M.H.A.’09/HP), executive director of government relations and health policy, discuss the role of government relations at VCU, building on key partnerships and hosting the first lady. 

Jennifer Malat, Ph.D.

In the second episode of VCU Voices, Jennifer Malat, Ph.D., dean of the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, talks about the challenges and opportunities of remote learning, nurturing students’ passions and her favorite way to vacation. 

Daniel Bullard, Ph.D.

In the first episode of VCU Voices, Daniel Bullard, Ph.D., dean of the VCU Graduate School, talks about the national trends he envisions for graduate schools, how he finds inspiration and what sport he’s played since childhood.

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