The University of Virginia’s recent unpleasantness (“Climbing from the top,” The Daily Progress, June 9) actually strengthens and deepens the commitment of the university’s stakeholders from around the globe, and makes our institution even stronger.
One sign of strength: The university completed a $3-billion fundraising campaign. How did UVa do this, after last year’s turmoil? We won. The students, faculty, staff and alumni overwhelmingly pitted themselves against the Board of Visitors, and the board relented.