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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Dean Bill Falls of the College of Arts and Sciences spoke to SGA senators on Sept. 7 to discuss recent cuts made to the college.

Dean Falls reviews cuts to the College of Arts and Sciences at first SGA senate meeting

Ali Hager, Cynic News Reporter September 20, 2021

Editor's note: This story was updated at 7:32 p.m. Sept. 23.  Dean Bill Falls of the College of Arts and Sciences addressed the SGA senate at their first meeting of the semester to discuss the cuts...

Street signs outside the Davis Center point students and visitors towards different campus buildings outside the Davis Center.

UVM announces plans to cut nearly 30 College of Arts and Sciences degree programs

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter December 3, 2020

UVM has proposed slashing 27 programs in the College of Arts and Sciences in another blow to the College, citing its mounting budgetary deficit of $8.6 million. In two separate emails sent to the UVM...

College of Arts and Sciences updates audit system

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer February 15, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences was the final school to end the use of CATS reports last week. The entire University has moved to a new audit system to track academic progress: Degree Works. Some students...

New dean appointed for Arts and Sciences

March 3, 2016

The College of Arts and Sciences has selected a new dean.Dr. William Falls has been selected as the official dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.His term will begin March 1, according to a Feb. 24...

Interim dean for Arts and Sciences is appointed

January 31, 2011

Dr. Joel Goldberg was appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) on Jan. 25, a news release stated. Goldberg has served as associate dean of CAS since 2005, the UVM website stated. "We...

College of Arts and Sciences removes physical education requirement

May 28, 2009

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) removed the physical education requirement for all undergraduate students after commencement weekend.CAS sent out an e-mail to all undergraduates in the College on...

Foreign languages to be requisite for Arts and Sciences students in 2008

January 15, 2008

Last spring, the College of Arts and Sciences faculty voted to change the distribution requirements for the bachelor of arts degree. Students entering the pro?gram in the fall semester of 2008 will be...

Arts and Sciences Dean Resigns

September 11, 2004

Joan Smith has resigned after her tenure as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the university's college. Smith has battled cancer for the past nine years; during this time she underwent treatment...

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Research award to fund professor and student’s work on phosphorus 

Halsey McLaen, News Editor April 22, 2022

A $50,000 Cottrell Postbac Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement will fund a UVM student’s research fellowship, according to a press release from Strategic Communications.  Award...

Don McCree, chair of the Budget, Finance and Investment Committee flips through the pages of the board of trustees meeting itinerary inside the Livak Ballroom 8:30 a.m. Oct. 29. McCree’s term is set to end March 2026.

Board of trustees approves School of the Arts, terminates several language programs

Ella Ruehsen, News Editor February 7, 2022

UVM’s board of trustees approved the proposed School of the Arts within the College of Arts and Sciences at a Feb. 4-5 meeting, according to a Feb. 5 press release.  This vote solidifies the proposed...

 An apron sits on a stool in an art classroom in Williams Hall Jan. 25.

Faculty Senate approves proposed School of the Arts within CAS

Audrie Caruso, Cynic News Reporter February 3, 2022

UVM’s Faculty Senate approved the proposed School of the Arts, an interdisciplinary program within the College of Arts and Sciences as a part of academic reorganization efforts, at a Jan. 24 meeting.  If...

A classroom on the first floor of Innovation Hall Jan. 13.

Some say educational quality worsened in pandemic, despite UVM’s best efforts

Halsey McLaen, Assistant News Editor January 20, 2022

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, UVM tries its best to support students while still building academic success, said Jennifer Dickinson, vice provost for academic affairs and student success. Some...

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