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Ian Baucom

Welcome Dean Baucom: An Initial Conversation

This summer will mark a major transition in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, as Ian Baucom succeeds Meredith Jung-En Woo as the Buckner W. Clay Dean. Baucom’s appointment was announced April 30, and his term will begin in July after a 17-year academic career at Duke University, where he served as a professor – and former department chair – of English and as director of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute.    >> READ MORE

Up Close & Personal: Meet Some of the College's Outstanding Professors

A mathematician who thrives on socializing by the numbers. An avid lover of jazz who fell in love with the stars. An audiobook narrator. Three of the College's professors answer our questions.


Ben Webster


Nitya Kallivayalil


Eli Carter

An Integral Big Data Player at U.Va.

Managing "Big Data" can mean big challenges. Faculty and students are diving into the deep end of U.Va.'s Big Data efforts. >> READ MORE

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