UVa President Meets With Accreditation Agency

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Friday, July 13, 2012

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan is back in the state after traveling to Georgia to meet with officials of an accreditation agency.

Sullivan arranged Wednesday's meeting in response to concerns raised by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools following last month's failed attempt to oust her. The action by Board of Visitors leaders led to a two-week campus revolt that was quelled by Sullivan's reinstatement.

The association, which accredits the university, said in a June 25 letter to Sullivan that the incident raised questions about whether the university is meeting governance and integrity standards. The university has until July 31 to respond in writing.

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