U.Va. survey shows support for board appointment changes


Dive Summary:

  • The University of Virginia's Center for Survey Research conducted a telephone interview polling Charlottesville-area resident over support for a changes to a law determining how the school's board members are selected.
  • 79% of 1,000 residents polled expressed support for change.
  • Charlottesville Delegate David J. Toscano proposes a quorum requirement alteration following last summer's controversial ousting and reinstallation of Teresa Sullivan as president.

From the article:

"... Charlottesville Delegate David J. Toscano tells The Daily Progress that there's no doubt people want change. He says the question is what form it will take. He is preparing legislation that would strengthen the committee that vets proposed board appointees.

His proposal also would change quorum requirements for boards to conduct major business. ..."

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