Faculty News
19 July 2024

Leadership for Health: How Women in Power Make a Difference

Darden Professor Dwaipayan Roy wanted to find out if additional research would support the notion that having more women leaders would improve contraceptive access and more broadly, women’s health outcomes. The answer based on his and his colleagues' analysis was a resounding “yes.”

17 July 2024

Ed Freeman Named Inaugural Stephen E. Bachand University Professor of Business Administration at UVA

The University of Virginia has appointed Ed Freeman as the inaugural Stephen E. Bachand University Professor of Business Administration. This milestone follows a $5 million gift from Steve (MBA ’63) and Phyllis Bachand, matched by the University’s Bicentennial Professors Fund, totaling a $10 million endowment. This investment aims to cement the institution's commitment to ethical business leadership.

27 June 2024

To Lead Is Human: What Does Responsible Leadership Mean in the Age of AI?

The rapidity with which generative AI has entered the workplace has led some to reflexively resist its incursion, while others have grappled with new ethical issues that surfaced seemingly overnight. Leaders and faculty at Darden weigh in on what responsible leadership looks like in the age of AI.

26 June 2024

UVA Darden Dean Scott Beardsley Plays to Win

At age 61, Dean Scott Beardsley made history this month by becoming what is believed to be the oldest Oxford University student athlete ever selected to play in a historic tennis rivalry that dates back to 1890 between Oxford and Cambridge universities.

21 June 2024

UVA Darden’s Saras Sarasvathy Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Athens University of Economics and Business

Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathy recently added a third honorary doctorate to her celebrated career, conferred by the faculty of science, management and technology at the Athens University of Economics and Business.

20 June 2024

Professor Marc Lipson: Telling the Stories Behind Human Decisions

Darden Professor Marc Lipson is an expert in equity market trading and institutional investing and is the Robert F. Vandell Professor of Business Administration. With a math professor father (with whom Lipson co-wrote math textbooks) and a mother who owned a business renovating and building houses, Lipson’s interest in finance might be expected. But he says it started with that early fascination with people and how they make things.