Schaus Named VWU Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Maynard Schaus, Associate Provost and Dean of University College at Virginia Wesleyan University, has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs at VWU, effective July 1, according to President Scott D. Miller. Schaus will succeed Timothy G. O'Rourke, who has served as the University's chief academic officer for the last 12 years. O'Rourke will retire at the conclusion of the current academic year. As Vice President for Academic Affairs, Schaus will oversee the Birdsong School of Social Science, the Joan P. Brock School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, the Susan S. Goode School of Arts and Humanities, the Batten Honors College, University College, and all academic support programs. He will also continue to oversee VWU Online, a program he was instrumental in launching in 2017. More 
Virginia Wesleyan Launches Online Continuing Education Program
Virginia Wesleyan University's University College launched a new online continuing education program this week, designed to provide advanced professional skills sought by employers in a variety of career fields. More

Exploring the World During Winter Session
During January, students journeyed to Mexico, Hawaii, Prague, Japan, and Washington D.C.  More 
The Science of Zombies 
Unique Winter Session course took a contemporary approach to engaging students. More 


Army ROTC Office Opens at Wesleyan
A formal ribbon cutting ceremony was held on February 7 signifying the official opening of the on-campus office for Virginia Wesleyan University's Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program. More 
Lighthouse Announces Impressive Lineup of Speakers for Spring 2019
On Deck Premier Speaker Series brings five distinguished professionals to campus. More 
For the Love of Learning
VWU faculty will consider love as it relates to the liberal arts during the annual "Love Liberally" symposium February 11-28. The event provides a venue for faculty to demonstrate how love is seen through different perspectives, representing some of the disciplines that are a part of VWU's liberal arts curriculum. More 
News Briefs 
Marlins in the Media  
President Scott D. Miller's guest column, "To survive, colleges must adapt and change," was featured in The Virginian-Pilot on February 3; The incredible story of VWU Director of Counseling Services Bill Brown was featured in the article, "What it's like to Survive a Plane Crash," in the February issue of Coastal Virginia Magazine.  
 
 
 
Campus Events

February 7 - March 7
Abstraction Invitational Group Show in Neil Britton Art Gallery

February 7
Ethical Issues and Social Justice Demonstration Debate

February 9

Marlins Food Drive

February 10-11
VFIC 20th Annual Statewide Collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl at Roanoke College

February 11
Virginia Wesleyan Concert Series - Duo Thalasse

February 11-28
February 12
Study Away Fair

February 14
Professor Leslie Caughell: How People Use Fake News on Social Media to Fuel Divisiveness

February 14
On Deck Speaker Series: Elizabeth Kaufer Busch - Title IX

February 16

February 21
Let Heaven and Nature Sing Series- An exploration of the nature of sound

Support the UNIVERSITY YOU LOVE
During February, the month of Love, why not make a gift to an area of the University YOU LOVE? As the University continues to expand experiential learning with more study-away, internship, and undergraduate research opportunities for students, your gifts of love will keep us moving boldly ahead as Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences.
 
 
You may also view The Virginia Wesleyan Honor Roll of Donors recognizing those who have already made a gift to an area they love this year. Thank you for your support!
Around Campus: Photo Galleries 

Connect with President Miller  
VWU alumni and friends from around the country connect with Virginia Wesleyan University President Scott D. Miller on his travels through a series of special events.  
 
View upcoming Presidential Events dates and cities, and for more information or to schedule an event in your area, email alumni@vwu.edu or call 757.233.8786.
 








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