In February 2014 President Edward Ayers announced that he would step down, effective June 30, 2015. He will continue his scholarly work as a member of the University faculty. More details are provided in President Ayers's announcement, and in a message from University Rector Charles A Ledsinger, Jr.
The President’s Office partners with the Board of Trustees to preserve the mission of the University and set a course for the future of Richmond as a leader in liberal arts education.
President Ayers to Step Down