Letter from Delegate David L. Bulova (D-Fairfax) to President Teresa Sullivan

David L. Bulova, who represents the 37th district in the Virginia House of Delegates, sent the following letter to President Sullivan yesterday regarding transparency in the Board of Visitors. The letter is reproduced here with permission from Delegate Bulova.

April 20, 2015

President Teresa A. Sullivan

Office of the President

University of Virginia

Post Office Box 400224

Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4224

Dear President Sullivan:

This past week I was delighted to meet with three of your students, led by Ms. Laura Cross, in Richmond during the Reconvened Session.  They had emailed me to express concern over the Affordable Excellence model recently adopted by the Board of Visitors and asked if I could meet with them as a member of the General Assembly.  We had a productive conversation and discussed the difficult challenges faced by the University of Virginia and all of Virginia’s public institutions of higher learning.

 

While recognizing that difficult decisions must often be made, their primary concern was with the process by which the model was adopted.  The students had a number of questions and suggestions that I thought had merit and I encouraged them to reach out to you.  I know that you share my commitment to openness and accountability, especially in a university setting where these values are both learned and tested. I hope that you will accept their request for a meeting.

 

Thank you in advance for your consideration and to providing these students a forum for discussing their concerns.

Sincerely,

David L. Bulova

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