Cavalier Corner

April 2015

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Figuring in the cost-of-attendance stipend, a full scholarship for an out-of-state student-athlete at UVa will exceed $57,500 in 2015-16. (It will be about $27,500 for in-state student-athletes.) The VAF's original annual fund goal for 2015, established before the new NCAA measures for the autonomy group were passed, was $16.17 mil- lion, an increase of $770,000 from the 2014 goal. Each year, the VAF has to plan for tuition increases of 4-5 percent as approved by the University's Board of Visitors each spring. The All In For Excellence fundraising effort includes the existing annual fund as well as sup- port for the full cost of attendance for scholarship student-athletes. For the 2015-16 academic year, the implementation of the full cost of attendance is projected to cost an additional $1.33 million. A number of student-athletes compete as gradu- ate students at Virginia each year. The cost-of- attendance stipend will increase for these students, with housing, course supplies, and cost of living factored at a higher rate. Malcolm Brogdon, a guard on the Virginia men's basketball team, is enrolled in a master's program in UVa's Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Brogdon, who's from Atlanta,

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