Update, 6 p.m: Faculty leaders at the University of Virginia announced Friday that they will meet Monday morning with the university’s Board of Visitors to discuss the forced resignation of President Teresa Sullivan.
The meeting signals a potential diplomatic breakthrough after one of the most acrimonious weeks in the university’s two-century history. Two faculty groups have passed resolutions of no confidence in the governing board, saying the panel has needlessly disrupted the university by ousting Sullivan and has failed to give a suitable explanation.
Original post: Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell on Friday urged the University of Virginia Board of Visitors to