Friday, February 22, 2019

Nice Visit with Congresswoman Elaine Luria

How nice to visit with a loyal friend to Virginia Wesleyan, Congresswoman Elaine Luria, at her office in Town Center.

Religion News Service: What will happen at the special session?

Proud to be among these pastors, bishops, delegates, and activists sharing what we expect, and hope, will happen at the special session.

Religion News Service: What will happen at the special session? Here’s what United Methodists predict

Enjoyable Visit with VB City Council Member Sabrina Wooten

Enjoyable visit on campus with Sabrina Wooten, Virginia Beach City Council member. We talked about a wide variety of topics including our new P3 project with The Franklin Johnston Group (pictured in background). Scheduled for groundbreaking in April, the project will include eight buildings and 248 units of mixed use housing.

Wesleyan Review: February 22, 2019

Our newest edition of the Wesleyan Review is out! Read about the latest VWU news and events here:

Thursday, February 21, 2019

John Malbon Named New Board Chair

So pleased to welcome John Malbon as the next Chair of our Board of Trustees. He will assume the role on July 1 when current Board Chair David L. Kaufman concludes his three-year term.

Establishment of the D. Henry Watts School of Professional Studies

Proud to announce the establishment of the D. Henry Watts School of Professional Studies at Virginia Wesleyan University. Our fourth academic school is named with gratitude for longtime Trustee Henry Watts, recognizing his 30 years of leadership and support of VWU and his outstanding contributions to the Hampton Roads business community. Board Chair David Kaufman and I had the honor of presenting Henry with a special certificate during the winter meeting of the Board of Trustees on Wednesday. Read more:

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Dedication of The Beacon

It was a special day at VWU as we dedicated The Beacon. This symbolic campus landmark pays tribute to our past and, indeed, illuminates the path for our ever-bright future. Read more on the VWU website:

Winter Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Great to welcome the Virginia Wesleyan University Board of Trustees to campus today for their winter meeting.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Great Day on Campus with Trustee Tim Bailey '83

Enjoyed showing off new developments on campus today to Tim Bailey '83 of Charlotte, NC, a member of our Board of Trustees and President of Compass Group/Canteen in Charlotte. Pictured in the Eleanor and Henry Watts Grand Lobby and Gallery in the Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center with Jim Cooper, Vice President for Finance and Administration, and with Head Softball Coach Brandon Elliott at TowneBank Park—Broyles Field.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Renovation of Pearce Hospitality Suite

Renovation started today on the Raymond Pearce Hospitality Suite on the second floor of the Jane P. Batten Student Center adjacent to Convocation Hall. Thanks to the Pearce Family for their generous support!