The UVA alumni magazine has a nice profile of retiring U President John Casteen. In his 20 years, he has built the University’s reputation, academic standards, new facilties, a strong endowment, an excellent faculty, and a qualified and diverse student body. The article qoutes Student Dean Ernie Ern as saying that Casteen told him that..
The Democratic Party of Virginia will hold its quarterly meetings in Charlotesville – Steering Committee will meet at 7:30 on friday night, June 11 and Central Committee will meet at 10:00 am, saturday June 12. The meetings will be held at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business’ Sponsors Hospitality Center in Charlottesville. The Democratic Black Caucus..
The DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee is off to an excellent start on the path to the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The next steps will be an RBC meeting in DC on July 8-9 to finalize the Delegate Selection Rules and the August 21 DNC meeting which will adopt the Convention Call. Thoughts on the..
The DNC RBC completed its meeting today. Below are attached the draft rules discussed yesterday and today. I will post some thoughts shortly.
The RBC reconvened this morning and addressed the remaining provisions of the draft delegate selection rules.
Josh Putnam from Frontloading HQ is tweeting the meeting. http://twitter.com/FHQ Update: Rule 7 – Inclusion Programs – This provision was added in 2008 and sets forth provisions for outreach to groups not included in the affirmative action programs, including people with disabilities and members of the LGBT community. Tabled for future discussion. Rule 8 –..
The DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee is meeting today at the Capital Hilton in DC. Here are the highlights, which I will update over the course of the afternoon. Patrice Taylor set forth the calendar for now to 2012 (to be posted later). The RBC will meet today and tomorrow and then on July 9-10,..
The DNC RBC will meet this weekend to begin the process of drafting the 2012 Democratic National Convention Delegate Selection Plan and evaluating the Change Commission recommendations. The RBC will meet on friday, May 21 from 1 to 6 pm and saturday, May 22 from 9 am to noon. I will plan to attend and..
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