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Office of Major Events

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The University of Virginia’s Office of Major Events manages Fall Convocation, Finals Weekend, and Founder's Day events annually. In addition, the office handles other special events intended for a University-wide audience, such as the Inauguration of President Teresa A. Sullivan and a recent visit from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. The Office of Major Events is a part of the Office of the President.

The Office of Major Events is located in Leake Cottage, behind the Fralin Museum of Art (Bayly Building) on Rugby Road. (Map)

Office of Major Events Staff

Pamela W. Higgins Executive Director of Major Events (434) 982-3099 apw6h@virginia.edu
E. Cecil Banks, Jr. Associate Director of Major Events (434) 982-3099 ecb2d@virginia.edu
Tammy D. Prailey Major Events Associate (434) 982-3099 tdp9s@virginia.edu
Stacy M. Smith Executive Manager of Carr's Hill Events (434) 982-2392 ss9ug@virginia.edu
Leah N. Sumrall Manager of Carr's Hill Events (434) 924-3790 lnb3e@virginia.edu

 

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Phone:    434-982-3099

Fax:    434-924-1434

Mailing Address:

Leake Cottage
P.O. Box 400139
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4139

Shipping Address:

Leake Cottage
1920 Carr's Hill Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904