News Releases

  1. Jeanne Mekolichick, Ph.D. elected president of the Council on Undergraduate Research »


    Radford University Associate Provost for Academic Programs Jeanne Mekolichick Ph.D. has been elected president of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Mekolichick will begin serving in this national role on July 1, 2020.

  2. Radford University announces Fall 2020 early opening »


    Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D. shared a comprehensive update with the campus community regarding the on-going work of the COVID-19 Contingency Planning Group, which was convened in late April 2020 to plan for a number of scenarios related to the Fall 2020 semester.

  3. Radford University celebrates the accomplished career and dedicated service of chief information officer »


    Following an accomplished career spanning five decades, Radford University is celebrating the dedicated service of Danny M. Kemp, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, who recently announced his retirement effective June 24, 2020.

  4. Radford University announces no increase in tuition for the upcoming year »


    Radford University announced that it would not increase tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  5. Radford University announces selection of Johnnie Sue Wijewardane, Ph.D. as inaugural Dean of the School of Nursing »


    Following a national search, Radford University has announced the selection of Johnnie Sue Wijewardane, Ph.D. to lead the School of Nursing in the role of Dean effective August 3, 2020.

  6. University Services supports the Radford community with donations »


    University Services made two food donations to local organizations in April, supporting our community in the spirit of #Highlanders Rise. The donations went to the ROCK (Reaching Our Community’s Kids) Club, a church-based organization in the city, and the New River Community Action’s Radford Food Bank.

  7. Respiratory therapy students enter the workforce early to help with COVID-19 patients »


    Radford University Carilion Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy students will begin helping with patients ahead of their graduation in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

  8. Anna Graham: Radford graduate with an eye for design and a drive for success »


    Anna Graham ’16 just cannot stop getting recognized for her talent, initiative and hard work. She has been recognized as one of Professional Remodeler magazine’s 2020 class of 40 Under 40, and her business has been named the Best Interior Design Firm 2020 by the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.


  9. Helping Highlander faculty keep teaching »


    When Radford University announced the move to remote teaching as part of the response to COVID-19, Executive Director of Faculty Development Heather Keith, Ph.D., and her team in the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) sprang into action.

  10. Honoring healthcare heroes with “Foodies for Frontliners” »


    The "fun little project" Kristin Buck Hinson ’14 created, Foodies for Frontliners, has now provided gift bags to approximately 1,000 frontline healthcare and emergency services employees in her native Suffolk, Virginia.