"College and university leaders across the country responded to the violent chaos at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday using unusually strong terms for higher education leaders. Many college presidents said they were saddened and frightened by the sight of supporters of President Donald Trump storming the U.S. Capitol and condemned the rioters’ actions on Twitter and in statements or emails to students and employees," reports Inside Higher Ed.
RICHMOND — At its regularly scheduled meeting on January 11, 2021, the State Council for Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV) approved the following higher education guidelines related to domicile and the development of transfer-related pathway maps.
Virginia State University in Petersburg and Norfolk State University have received the largest largest donations in their history "to date thanks to philanthropist and novelist MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos... Earlier this summer, Hampton University also received its largest ever donation when Scott gave more than $100 million to six HBCUs," reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Virginian-Pilot.