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Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

May 29, 2017

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20. In-st...

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

May 1, 2017

UVM has reached its real food challenge goal three years ahead of schedule.   Currently...

Quantitative reasoning added to requirements

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

A new general education requirement in mathematical problem solving will be added in fall 2017.   The proposal for the new general education requirement focused on quantitative reasoning was passed by the Faculty Senate March 27, becoming the fourth University-wide requirement needed to graduate.      ...

Sullivan announces book about free speech

Sullivan announces book about free speech

April 15, 2017

President Tom Sullivan thinks it necessary to value free speech on college campuses, according to a new bo...

Diversity forum educates faculty and staff

Diversity forum educates faculty and staff

April 14, 2017

A crowd of scholars, faculty and students sat in the Silver Maple ballroom waiting to hear a prese...

<p>UVM president hires chief of staff</p>

UVM president hires chief of staff

February 3, 2016

The UVM administration organization chart has been shuffled to create a new position in the president’...

UVM Plans to Host Fundraising Campaign

Bryan O'Keefe

September 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

President Tom Sullivan will be announcing the largest fundraising campaign in Catamount history Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. in the Davis Center Atrium, according to an email from the UVM Foundation. While the details are being spared until the release, the campaign is designed to give UVM a “better chance to tell its story,” said Rick...

Budget system approved

Budget system approved

February 24, 2015

UVM has recently approved a new budget model which has left many students confused, they say. After a...

Board meeting incites protest

Hannah Kearns

February 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Topics discussed at the Feb. 5-7 board of trustees meeting  ranged from discussion of the new STEM complex, passage of the sustainability requirement and the implementation of the Incentive Based Budgeting model. A presentation was given to the board by professors  David Jenemann and Luis Vivanco about the Humanities Cente...

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