Leaders in Philanthropy


Student Experience
Whatever It Takes
Longtime supporter Gretchen Tibbits is now committed to ensuring the future of the arts at UVA.
Scholarships
Providing Strength
Having built a successful career in the construction business, Michael Russell is helping to provide a solid foundation for Black students at the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Scholarships
A Different, Deeper Feeling
Charlie Diederich created his bicentennial scholarship to honor his wife’s memory and as a tribute to the nursing profession.
Leaders in Philanthropy
Discovering DNA at UVA
Kate Theisen’s path to a distinguished career at the FBI Laboratory started with undergraduate research at UVA. Her bequest will provide that opportunity to future students.
Leaders in Philanthropy
A Part of Who You Are
During a nearly 50-year career as a trial lawyer in South Florida, Chris Searcy (Col ’69) has always fought for the underdog. His motivations behind giving to the University are compellingly straightforward.
Leaders in Philanthropy
Devotion Times Four
Driven by their passion for UVA, Rotunda Society members Dr. Tamara Charity-Brown and Carlos M. Brown are supporting the University in meaningful ways.