President’s Posts

Michael Rao, Ph.D.

Category results for: Alumni

Congratulations to VCU Class of 2019

While earning your degree in and outside of the classroom you redefined the American Dream to truly represent who we are today.

The intrinsic power of asking “what if…”

It’s great to be with you in Doha and to bring greetings from your colleagues and classmates in Richmond and your VCU Family around the world. Ramadan Mubarak. May this month be blessed for all of us. Congratulations to our Class of 2019. You join almost 200,000 VCU alumni, including nearly 700 alumni of VCUArts Qatar living and creating around the world.

VCU budget update

March 21, 2019 Dear VCU community, Today, the Board of Visitors received the university’s proposed budget for 2019-2020, including recommendations for student tuition and fees and employee compensation for the coming academic year. As part of this proposed budget, I have recommended to the Board the following: No increase to tuition for 2019-2020 for undergraduate […]

A Nationally Prominent VCU

This is a particularly exciting time at Virginia Commonwealth University because we’re celebrating significant milestones from our past as we chart strategic stepping stones for our future. When this institution began in 1838, no one could have imagined the enormous impact we’d make in 2019.

Military Student Services and the VCU Community

Fighting during World War I ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. Nov. 11 became known as Armistice Day and was officially commemorated in the United States in 1919. The day of remembrance was renamed Veterans Day in 1954. From the very beginning with our university’s origin […]

Fully committed to your success

Dear VCU and VCU Health System Communities,   As we work together to advance our distinctive mission as a nationally premier research university and academic health center, the most important commitment we make is the one we make to each other.  We strive to build an environment in which every one of us can succeed.  […]

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