Alumni News
27 November 2023

Darden School Foundation Welcomes New Chair With a Story of Ambition and Change

At the Darden School, stories of ambition, legacy and transformation reverberate. One such story is that of Frank M. Sands (MBA ’94), the new chair of the Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees.

20 November 2023

From Classroom to Boardroom: The Faculty Influence Behind the Chair of Faculty Forward

As Adair B. Newhall’s (MBA ’09) assumes the chair of Faculty Forward, Milestone II of the Powered by Purpose campaign, we delve into his Darden experiences and the mentors who steered his path.

09 November 2023

In Memoriam: UVA Darden Professor Emeritus C. Ray Smith

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus C. Ray Smith (MBA ’58), a celebrated educator, administrator and guiding voice who served the School with unparalleled dedication for more than four decades. He passed away on 3 November 2023 at the age of 88.

07 November 2023

Introducing the LaCross Botanical Gardens: A Verdant Tapestry of Learning, Legacy at UVA Darden

Last month marked a momentous occasion at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business with the dedication of the LaCross Botanical Gardens. Thanks to the generous contributions of David M. LaCross (MBA '78) and Kathleen O. LaCross, the UVA community and public now have a stunning new space to explore.

27 October 2023

UVA Darden Receives Largest Gift in School History From David (MBA ’78) and Kathleen LaCross

The LaCross investment in Darden will enhance faculty excellence, student experience and the Goodwin Family Grounds in Charlottesville