Richard V. Hurley

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Richard V. Hurley (born May 19, 1947) was the ninth president of the University of Mary Washington.[1]

Formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer at UMW, Hurley was appointed acting president on April 1, 2010 following Judy Hample’s resignation. He officially was appointed the university’s ninth president by the Board of Visitors on July 1, 2010.[2][3]

From May 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008, Hurley held the positions of acting president and vice president while the university was in a period of presidential transition.[4] Hurley established Fredericksburg’s Town and Gown Committee.[5] He serves as a director of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the board of the Rappahannock United Way, the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance and Virginia Partners Bank.[5]

Prior to arriving at Mary Washington in 2000, Hurley served as vice president for administration and finance at Longwood University.[6] A native of New Jersey, Hurley earned a Bachelor of Science in environmental studies from Stockton University and a Master of Arts in public administration from Central Michigan University.[7] He has received certificates and diplomas from the University of Kentucky and Harvard University.[5]

Hurley lived with his wife, Rose, in Brompton, a historic university property adjacent to the University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg campus.[8]

In 2015, Hurley announced his intention to retire on June 30, 2016.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Office of the President. February 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  2. ^ "Rick Hurley Named University of Mary Washington President". University of Mary Washington Office of University Relations. 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
  3. ^ Daniel de Vise (April 9, 2010). "Hurley Named Mary Washington President". Washington Post. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
  4. ^ "Administration". Office of the President. February 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  5. ^ a b c "UMW Inaugurates Richard V. Hurley as Ninth President". University of Mary Washington Office of University Relations. 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
  6. ^ "Longwood College Names New Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance". Longwood University Office of Public Relations. May 1, 2000. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
  7. ^ Jeff Branscome (October 1, 2011). "From Modest Roots to UMW Presidency". The Free Lance-Star. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
  8. ^ Jenna Johnson (January 15, 2012). "Presidential Living". Washington Post. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
  9. ^ Morrison, Marty. "President Richard V. Hurley to Retire in 2016". University of Mary Washington. Retrieved 18 June 2016.