Ryan Announces Emergency Fund to Assist Contract Workers, UVA Employees


University of Virginia President Jim Ryan on Monday announced the creation of a $2 million emergency fund to assist workers furloughed by contractors and a separate $1 million contribution to the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.

In a message to the University community, Ryan said the new fund and the contribution were part of UVA’s commitment to “doing our best to be a good neighbor and to live our values.”

“That means, among other things, doing what we can to support our most vulnerable community members,” he said. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (McGregor McCance)