Leadership & Governance

June 20, 2012

UVa Board Reinstates Teresa Sullivan: Complete Coverage

The controversy over the unexpected removal of the University of Virginia's president has reached a conclusion at Tuesday's Board of Visitors meeting, where board members voted unanimously to reinstate the former president. Follow developments here, or read the full story.

News and Views From The Chronicle

August 20, 2012: Sullivan Aims to 'Reset' Relations With Board

In an interview, the university's president discusses her dramatic reinstatement. Listen to her interview with Chronicle reporter Jack Stripling.

June 25, 2012: Back to the Future for UVa

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg looks back at another controversial president—one who prevailed.

June 25, 2012: The Right Way to Lead Higher Education Through the Digital Age

Siva Vaidhyanathan reveals how much work UVa faculty were already doing in online education and research.

June 21, 2012: What If Sullivan Is Reinstated?

Experts consider how power dynamics could change—for the board, the faculty, and the president herself.

June 21, 2012: The Worrisome Ascendance of Business in Higher Education

The corporate approach to higher education is not new, writes William W. Keep. But board members at the University of Virginia don't seem to have learned from experience.

June 20, 2012: How Worries About Online Education Helped Oust a President

UVa board members' e-mails reflect concerns about the future of higher education, with a particular focus on new online-learning ventures.

Teresa Sullivan at a Glance

Age: 62
B.A.: Michigan State U., 1970
Ph.D.: U. of Chicago, 1975
Scholarly Expertise: sociology, focusing on demography of labor forces and ethnic groups
Compensation: $665,000 (2011)


January 2010: Becomes First Female President of UVa
June 10, 2012: Abruptly Resigns Presidency
June 18, 2012: Defends 'Incremental' Approach to Change
June 19, 2012: UVa Board Member, Professor Resign
June 20, 2012: E-Mails Reflect Worry About Online Education
June 22, 2012: Governor Asks Board to "Eliminate Uncertainty"
June 22, 2012: Dean Steps Away from 'Interim President' Status"
June 25, 2012: Accreditor Says Ouster has Raised Questions About Compliance
June 26, 2012: Sullivan Reinstated in Unanimous Vote
August 20, 2012: Sullivan Aims to 'Reset' Relations With Board


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Teresa Sullivan Resigns From UVa

Continuing coverage of the president's surprising ouster

Storified by Chronicle · Wed, Jun 20 2012 12:14:38

What Teresa Sullivan's Ouster Means for Higher Education - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher EducationThe Chronicle asked several higher-education administrators, scholars, and observers to comment on the sudden resignation of President Te...