Recent Placements

Vice President for Research

Melur K. “Ram” Ramasubramanian has been appointed UVA’s Vice President for Research.

Ramasubramanian will assume this position on August 8 and will report to the President. He is currently program director for the Engineering Research Centers program at the National Science Foundation and D.W. Reynolds Distinguished Professor and department chair of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University, with a joint faculty appointment as professor of bioengineering.

President and CEO of Darden Executive Education

Kelly Bean will serve as president and CEO of Darden Executive Education and non-degree programs, and Professor Tom Steenburgh will assume the role of senior associate dean of executive education and non-degree programs.

Stephenson Chair of Data Science and Director of Data Science Institute

Philip E. Bourne will be joining the University as the Stephenson Chair of Data Science, Director of the Data Science Institute, and Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.  His effective date is May 1, 2017.

Dean of Libraries

The University of Virginia recently appointed John M. Unsworth as university librarian and dean of libraries, and professor of English. Coming from Brandeis University in Massachusetts, where he served as vice provost, university librarian, chief information officer, and professor of English, Unsworth began his tenure at the UVA Library in June.

Director of The Fralin Museum of Art

Matthew McLendon has been appointed Director of The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia. McLendon assumes his new role January 9th.

Matthew McLendon, PhD is an art historian and curator of modern and contemporary art. An energetic and influential leader, Dr. McLendon is widely recognized for his cross-disciplinary curatorial practice, an emphasis on community engagement and education, and activating marginalized voices in the museum setting.

Vice President for Development

The College Foundation of the University of Virginia recently appointed Stacey Sickels Locke as Vice President for Development. Locke brings over 30 years of proven leadership in higher education advancement including development, marketing, communications, events, and advocacy. Locke recently served the University of Maryland College of Sciences and University Relations.