The Jefferson Council joins the University of Virginia community in mourning the deaths of Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis and D’Sean Perry in a shooting last night. While knowing that no words can salve the pain of such tragic loss, we extend our condolences to the families of the three young men and pray for a quick recovery of the two UVa students still in the hospital.
The Jefferson Council, formed by University of Virginia alumni and other stakeholders, is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Thomas Jefferson, the Lawn, the Honor Code, and the free exchange of competing ideas and intellectual diversity one would expect from Mr. Jefferson’s university.
Third Annual Meeting
April 9, 2024. Event begins at 3:00 p.m.
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Friends and Allies
Many organizations are championing the cause of intellectual diversity and fighting the cancel culture on college campuses. If you are interested in pursuing these topics, we recommend you check these organizations.
Cadet Foundation (Virginia Military Institute)
Generals Redoubt (Washington & Lee alumni organization)
Madison Cabinet for Free Speech (James Madison University alumni organization)
Spirit of VMI (Virginia Military Institute)