• In Memoriam: Larry Simpson

    Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
    Spotlight for Recruiting Professionals
    February 19, 2014

    Larry Simpson, who served as director of the career services office at the University of Virginia (UVA) for 30 years, died on February 14. Simpson was 74.

    Simpson earned a B.A from Montevallo College and an M.S. from the University of Alabama, before receiving a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University.

    In 1968, he was named UVA’s director of career planning and placement, where he was known for his “innovative initiatives and attentive spirit” and his “unfailing support of women, minorities, and liberal arts students.”

    Memorial donations can be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Ft. Myers, FL 33908; or The Larry Simpson Internship Scholarship Fund, c/o UVA Alumni Association, P.O. Box 400134, Charlottesville, VA 22904.