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RBC Names Laanan New Development Manager

Roberto Laanan, who has extensive experience in non-profit development, fundraising and community outreach, has been named Development Manager at Richard Bland College of William & Mary. The announcement was made by Eric Kondzielawa, Chief Operating Officer.

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RBC Announces President & Dean’s List Students

Richard Bland College of William & Mary is pleased to recognize more than 225 students who have earned distinction on the President’s and Dean’s List for the 2021 spring semester. One hundred and seventeen students earned a 3.8 grade point average (GPA) and above for placement on the President’s List. An additional 119 students rated Dean’s List status with a 3.25 to 3.79 GPA. All students are required to carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to earn academic distinction.

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Richard Bland College Resumes Normal Operations

After more than a year of COVID-19 related restrictions, this fall the Richard Bland College campus will look and feel familiar to employees and students when normal campus operations resume. Students will be able to attend their classes on campus or choose from a wide selection of hybrid and online options.

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Richard Bland College April Committee Meeting Announcement

In accordance with Va. Code § 2.2-3708.2, the Richard Bland College (RBC) Committee of the William & Mary Board of Visitors will meet by electronic communication means on Monday, April 19 from 10 am – Noon Eastern Time to receive updates and review issues since their last meeting.

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Richard Bland College Announces Esteemed Judge Cleo Powell Commencement Speaker

Justice Cleo E. Powell, who has served on the Supreme Court of Virginia since 2011, will deliver the keynote address at Richard Bland College of William & Mary’s 58th Commencement Ceremony on May 20, 2021. Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, this year’s ceremony will be held virtually.

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Students Win with Richard Bland College and Purdue Global Partnership

Richard Bland College of William & Mary has partnered with Purdue University Global to enable graduates achieving a 2.0 GPA or above to receive a 20 percent discount when they take courses at Purdue Global. Richard Bland College employees are also covered to take courses and receive a 14 percent discount.

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Richard Bland College Announces Dr. Tyler Hart New Provost

President Debbie Sydow has named Dr. Tyler Hart as provost at Richard Bland College of William & Mary. Dr. Hart has served the College in many key administrative capacities over the last decade, most recently as Chief Administrative Officer overseeing Development, Marketing & Communications, Campus Safety and Information Technology.

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RBC To Host Public Hearing On Tuition & Mandatory Fees

The Board of Visitors of the College of William & Mary will host a public hearing April 19, 2021 on the proposed tuition and mandatory fees for continuing and incoming in-state, out-of-state undergraduate students for the 2021-2022 academic year.   

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Richard Bland College Committee Meeting Announcement

In accordance with Va. Code § 2.2-3708.2, the Richard Bland College (RBC) Committee of the William & Mary Board of Visitors will meet by electronic communication means on Tuesday, February 23 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to receive updates and review issues since the last meeting of the Richard Bland College Committee.

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RBC Announces President’s & Dean’s List Students

Richard Bland College of William & Mary is pleased to recognize more than 250 students who have earned distinction on the President’s and Dean’s List for the 2020 fall semester. One hundred and thirty-nine students earned a 3.8 grade point average (GPA) and above for placement on the President’s List. An additional 127 students rated Dean’s List status with a 3.25 to 3.79 GPA. All students are required to carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to earn academic distinction.

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Richard Bland College Committee Meeting Announcement

In accordance with Va. Code § 2.2-3708.2, the Richard Bland College (RBC) Committee of the William & Mary Board of Visitors will meet by electronic communication means on Tuesday, November 17 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to receive updates and review issues since their last meeting.

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Richard Bland Earns Accreditation For the Next Decade

Richard Bland College of William & Mary has been approved for reaffirmation of accreditation through 2029 from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), a regional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

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