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U.Va. Wise to celebrate chancellor's inauguration

Monday - 4/14/2014, 5:36am  ET

WISE, Va. (AP) -- The University of Virginia's College at Wise is holding a two-week celebration of Chancellor Donna Price Henry's inauguration.

The events kick off Monday with the college's annual celebration of Thomas Jefferson's nirthday. Other activities include an interfaith reflections event, a lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steven Greenblatt and a day of community service.

Henry will be formally inaugurated on April 22. She has served as chancellor since January 2013.

College spokeswoman Kathy Still tells The Bristol Herald Courier ( ) that college officials wanted to have a variety of events leading up to the inauguration so the entire campus could come together.

She says members of the U.Va. Board of Visitors, U.Va.-Wise's College Board, UVa. President Teresa Sullivan and representatives from different student groups will participate in the inauguration ceremony.


Information from: Bristol Herald Courier,

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