James Ryan

The University of Virginia has selected its next president. James Ryan is currently dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The Board of Visitors approved his hiring today. Ryan is no stranger to Charlottesville; he was first in his class at UVA’s School of Law, and he was later a professor and assistant dean at its law school. Ryan’s transition will begin next summer, and his term officially begins October 1, 2018. He will succeed Teresa A. Sullivan, who has served as the university’s president since 2010.

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