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Retired Harvard Professor Critiques UVA Board Of Visitors

Retired Harvard Professor Critiques UVA Board Of Visitors

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The governing board of the University of Virginia has something in common with the student body in the local schools. Both are getting evaluations. Retired Harvard University Professor Richard Chait compares the UVA Board of Visitors to good musicians who make mediocre music. Chait says any board that oversees a university should focus on the big picture, and avoid micro-managing. He has also urged the board to remember that time is money. His auidience included Tim Robertson of Virginia Beach, Rector George Keith Martin, and John Nau of Houston, Texas,

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