Colleges and Universities

State's college faculty members lobby legislators on higher education issues

RICHMOND — Faculty members from colleges and universities across Virginia converged on the Capitol Thursday to urge legislators to provide more funding for higher education and ensure affordable college degrees for future generations of students.

Higher Education Advocacy Day drew professors such as Brian Turner, who chairs the political science department at Randolph-Macon College. He noted that the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has developed a plan to guide the colleges and universities in the commonwealth.

“The Virginia Plan for Higher...