Departing UVa President Will Help Raise Money for Community-College Students

Departing UVa President Will Join Community-College Foundation's Board 1

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University of Virginia President John T. Casteen III says philanthropy must help support community colleges to make up for shortfalls in state support.

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University of Virginia President John T. Casteen III says philanthropy must help support community colleges to make up for shortfalls in state support.

When John T. Casteen III retires in August after 20 years as president of the University of Virginia, his days of college fund raising will not be over. Mr. Casteen, who helped the University of Virginia raise more than $2-billion in its current campaign, has agreed to help raise money for the state's community colleges.

Mr. Casteen will join the Board of Directors of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education, which raises scholarship money to help students, including