The Faculty and Staff Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
Ernest Ern created the Faculty and Staff Undergraduate Scholarship Fund in 1996 to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students of any full-time current faculty or staff member who has been employed at the University of Virginia for at least one year. Mr. Ern a geologist who joined the environmental sciences department in 1961, was dean of admission from 1967 to 1973, then served as vice president for student affairs for 20 years; he was named senior vice president and University Professor in 1993. An occupant of Pavilion X, Mr. Ern retired from U.Va. in 2000.