- After igniting a firestorm that recently saw University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan resign and then be reappointed, the school's board member and rector Helen E. Dragas has now been reappointed to her own post by Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell.
- McDonnell also appointed five new members to the 17-member board, changing it significantly.
- Dragas received the role of rector from the board and will keep the title for one more year.
From the article:
Gov. Robert F. McDonnell on Friday reappointed Helen E. Dragas to a second four-year term on the University of Virginia’s governing board, saying that the embattled board leader could help the school move past its recent leadership crisis. ...