Commission Charge

Founded in 2018 by President Teresa A. Sullivan, the University of Virginia President’s Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation was provided with a charge:

Provide advice and recommendations to the President on the documentation of the University of Virginia’s role in the period of segregation that lasted approximately from 1865 to 1965.

Explore and report on UVA’s historical relationship with the era of segregation, especially as it connects to the Charlottesville/Albemarle community, highlighting opportunities for recognition including (but not limited to) the following: