UVA Students React to Dragas' Reappointment Confirmation

For people on campus at the University of Virginia, the decision to confirm Helen Dragas' reappointment brings a mixed bag of emotions. Full Story
Hint hint

Charlottesville, VA

#1 Jan 15, 2013
Some people just don't know when they are not wanted.
Da Troof

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Jan 15, 2013
Disgraceful. I'd like to see a breakdown of the votes.
Da Troof

Charlottesville, VA

#3 Jan 15, 2013
Nevermind. Saw the breakdown elsewhere.
confused

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Jan 16, 2013
Not surprised, politics as usual at UVa. I worked there before at its the same all over campus.
jogger

Brookneal, VA

#5 Jan 16, 2013
all right all you whinners and complainers go back under your rocks and continue on with your miserable lives....Dragas will straighten the university out single handedly....students and the street rabble have absolutely no influence on political decisions or have any idea how the university operates as a business....and it is a business for sure....
Roy g biv

Harrisonburg, VA

#6 Jan 16, 2013
She is "moneys" way of keeping the gay and minority agenda in check. Lets face it...
Rollover

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Jan 16, 2013
Good for uva keeping another snot face around to keep all of the other snot faces in check!
Da Troof

Charlottesville, VA

#8 Jan 16, 2013
jogger wrote:
all right all you whinners and complainers go back under your rocks and continue on with your miserable lives....Dragas will straighten the university out single handedly....students and the street rabble have absolutely no influence on political decisions or have any idea how the university operates as a business....and it is a business for sure....
Because she's done such a marvelous job so far.

Here's a thought... you find your own rock and crawl back under it.
real central va Marine

Charlottesville, VA

#9 Jan 16, 2013
Hint hint wrote:
Some people just don't know when they are not wanted.
You miss the point that the Rector's job is not to be popular, nor is the UVa President's . Unfortunately our political process IS about popularity, not REAL job performance.
Rex

Alexandria, VA

#10 Jan 16, 2013
jogger wrote:
all right all you whinners and complainers go back under your rocks and continue on with your miserable lives....Dragas will straighten the university out single handedly....students and the street rabble have absolutely no influence on political decisions or have any idea how the university operates as a business....and it is a business for sure....
What!!! You complain constantly on these blogs. You are another one of those "Trolls"!!
Just sayin

Waynesboro, VA

#11 Jan 16, 2013
Don't really care about the politics. HD just turns me on. She is a hottie!
rocktown

Broadway, VA

#12 Jan 19, 2013
Interesting that Helen is focusing on this NBC 29 interview of four (4) UVa students.
http://www.nbc29.com/story/20597812/uva-stude...
while completely ignoring the faculty vote of no confidence, the faculty senate vote of no confidence, the 1,800 undergrads polled, the 2,900 who voted on change.org , http://www.nbc29.com/story/20597812/uva-stude... , the 2,200 that demanded a full accounting of her actions also on change.org , the 300 member Student Council's request for more information, the ~5,000 alumni emails delivered to the BoV on June 22, 2012, and the thousands of faculty, alumni, administration and students who have rallied on the lawn, the hundreds who have contacted state legislators - all asking for her resignation. Those math skills are truly impressive.
Poker But

Alexandria, VA

#13 Jan 19, 2013
rocktown wrote:
Interesting that Helen is focusing on this NBC 29 interview of four (4) UVa students.
http://www.nbc29.com/story/20597812/uva-stude...
while completely ignoring the faculty vote of no confidence, the faculty senate vote of no confidence, the 1,800 undergrads polled, the 2,900 who voted on change.org ,
http://www.nbc29.com/story/20597812/uva -
students-react-to-dragas-reapp ointment-
confirmation, the 2,200 that demanded a full
accounting of her actions also on change.org , the
300 member Student Council's request for more
information, the ~5,000 alumni emails delivered
to the BoV on June 22, 2012, and the thousands
of faculty, alumni, administration and students
who have rallied on the lawn, the hundreds who
have contacted state legislators - all asking for
her resignation. Those math skills are truly
impressive.
Maybe Governor McDonnell should respond to this posting! "Jogger & Twinmom what's your response? This posting makes alot of common sense!!
sez you

Charlottesville, VA

#14 Jan 19, 2013
If she retains her status symbol position at least there will always be a thread for complainers. Not that I don't blame them, shes a certifiable witch.

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