News & Events

  1. Founder of Richmond benefit corporation gives Davis College lecture »

    1/14/2022

    Michael Pirron, founder and CEO of Richmond's Impact Makers was the speaker at December’s Truist Leadership Program symposium, hosted by the Davis College of Business and Economics. 

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 3 »

    1/7/2022

    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  3. University police department welcomes new officers »

    12/21/2021

    Four new officers joined the Radford University Police Department at a swearing-in ceremony held Thursday, Dec. 16. The department now boasts a staff of 25 employees.

  4. Governor's Budget Proposal includes funding for Radford University »

    12/20/2021

    On Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 Governor Ralph Northam announced his proposed budget for the Commonwealth’s 2022-2024 biennium. Northam’s final budget proposal builds upon top priorities for his administration - education, equity, and investments in working Virginians; and funds several key projects submitted by Radford University officials.

  5. BOV reviews the year, considers the future in last meeting of 2021 »

    12/17/2021

    Radford University’s Board of Visitors met on campus for its quarterly sessions Dec. 2-3, 2021, and approved measures aimed toward strategically guiding the university into the future.

  6. Winter Commencement ceremony honors new graduates »

    12/17/2021

    Nearly 600 students received degrees during Radford University’s Winter 2021 Commencement exercises.

  7. Chad A. Reed, VP for Finance and Administration Accepts New Role »

    12/15/2021

    Chad A. Reed has recently accepted the role of Vice President for Administration and Finance at Old Dominion University, following more than a decade of service to the Radford family.

  8. NPR staffer Arielle Retting ’12 wins Outstanding Alumni award »

    12/14/2021

    In the short time since she graduated from Radford University, Arielle Retting ’12 has built an impressive career in journalism as a writer and editor with such national media outlets as the Washington Post, Wired magazine and most recently NPR. During the fall semester, the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Advisory Board presented Retting with its 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award.

  9. Bret S. Danilowicz, Ph.D. named eighth president of Radford University »

    12/9/2021

    The Radford University Board of Visitors announced today the selection of Bret S. Danilowicz, Ph.D., as Radford University’s eighth president, effective July 1.

  10. Wicked Festival presenters take on tough issues »

    12/8/2021

    The inaugural Wicked Festival brought together almost 100 students from courses in political science, philosophy, peace studies and Appalachian studies to present their possible solutions for persistent public problems, also known as wicked problems.

  11. Graduating students awarded at Davis College of Business and Economics ceremony »

    12/8/2021

    Six business students who will graduate this month received acknowledgment at the Davis College of Business and Economics Honors Ceremony, held Dec. 1.

  12. New professor emeritus brings history to life for students »

    12/7/2021

    Mike Montgomery left his hotel, walked through the colorless, crumbled city and approached the nearest checkpoint. Passing between two vastly different worlds was a procedure he had navigated many times before during his prolonged stay in West Germany. But on this morning, he had an uncomfortable realization when he approached the officers guarding the Berlin Wall.