On Friday, 9/28, Students, Faculty, Staff, Alums and Residents of Charlottesville will gather on the steps of the Rotunda to call on the BOV to explain their reasons for the forced resignation of President Sullivan this past June.
Post-resignation, many were willing to adopt a “wait-and-see” attitude. However, in the past month, it is becoming crystal clear that the BOV does not intend to give any rationale.
They have demonstrated this in two ways:
1. Their response to Faculty Senate Chair George Cohen’s remarks at the BOV meeting on 9/13
2. Their response to the serious questions raised by the SACS, one of UVA’s accrediting bodies (see the Cavalier Daily editorial)
The next BOV meeting is on November 8th and 9th. It is important that the members realize that they have to take the concerns of the Greater UVA Community seriously and this means coming up with answers to these questions.