Warner, Sabato, and “Thomas Jefferson” Celebrate UVA Graduates Saturday Morning

Students, family, and friends invited to attend virtual pre-graduation celebration

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia Center for Politics in partnership with the UVA Parents Fund Committee will present a live, online pre-graduation salute this Saturday, May 16, beginning from 11:30 a.m. to noon.

Hosted by UVA Center for Politics Director Larry J. Sabato, the online event will feature “Thomas Jefferson” (played by historical reenactor Bill Barker) live from Thomas Jefferson’s Study at Monticello and will be followed by a special tribute from Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA). 

The public is invited to join online at https://livestream.com/tavco/politicsgraduation2020

This celebration will end promptly at noon in advance of the official University of Virginia virtual graduation celebration and conferral of degrees, which begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday online here: https://www.virginia.edu/live.