News & Events

  1. Radford ranks high for advancing students’ social mobility »


    Radford University ranks among the top higher education institutions in Virginia for advancing the social mobility of its students.

  2. McDonel named OURS associate director »


    Radford University’s Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarship (OURS) has named Jennifer McDonel, Ph.D., as its new associate director. In this position, McDonel will help carry out the OURS mission of supporting student-faculty research, scholarship and creative inquiry across campus. 

  3. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 10 »


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

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


    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. 

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


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

  6. University police department welcomes new officers »


    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.

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


    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.

  8. BOV reviews the year, considers the future in last meeting of 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.

  9. Winter Commencement ceremony honors new graduates »


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

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


    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.

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


    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.

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


    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.