Edward L. Ayers

A teacher and scholar of American history, Edward L. Ayers, Ph.D., was named president of the University of Richmond in 2007. In February 2014 he informed the Board of Trustees, campus community, and University alumni that he would step down as president effective June 30, 2015. He will continue his scholarly work as a member of the University of Richmond faculty.

More details are provided in President Ayers's announcement, and in a message from Charles A Ledsinger, Jr., Rector, University Board of Trustees.

Contact Information

Office of the President
Maryland Hall, Suite 200
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Office: (804) 289-8100
Fax: (804) 287-6540