Whether you’re a new neighbor, a longtime resident, an organization, or a business, we’re eager to connect with you.

The University of Richmond aspires to positively contribute to the region whose name we proudly share. We value integrity and meaningful engagement with our local and global communities.

We are committed to enriching our region alongside government, nonprofit, and business stakeholders. Our schools center applied learning and community building, and units across campus are partnering for positive change in our Richmond region, in small and large ways.

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We are committed to reciprocal partnerships that contribute to positive change in the region and deepen our students’ learning.

Richmond basketball players compete against VCU in the Robins Center in front of fans.



We hope you will be inspired in our galleries, stands, and concert halls.

Two students walk along a path by the lake near a blooming cherry blossom tree.



We invite you to visit our 350-acre campus for recreation, dining, and more.

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April 19, 2021
Exemplary Leadership: Monique Johnson, Ph.D., GB'02, Executive in Residence
Over the course of her career, Monique Johnson, Ph.D., GB’02, has served as a social enterprise leader, a community and economic development practitioner, and an advocate for next-generation leaders. We asked her to reflect on her years in leadership for this month’s newsletter.
March 8, 2021
Community Engagement & the Family Law Clinic
Through the Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic, Ellie Pittman, Tori Pivirotto, and Carly Wright use the holistic defense model to engage with the community.
March 15, 2021
Bridging the political divide: Thought leaders tackle differences in online UR event

Cornel West and Robert George virtually discuss “Friendship and Dialogue across Difference” on March 25.