Board of trustees set for meeting

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The board of trustees will be holding a meeting Feb. 5-7 on the fourth floor of the Dudley. H Davis Center.

“The board of trustees has full legal responsibility and authority for the University of Vermont, including entire management and control of property and affairs of the University,” according to their website.

The board of trustees sets and approves policies, budgets and strategic planning. The board also appoints the president of the University, the website stated.

At the upcoming meeting, topics being discussed include an update on the upcoming STEM project, according to the board book. UVM’s largest ever capital project to date will bring a state-of-the-art complex of labs, classrooms and research facilities to campus starting in 2016, according to an October 2014 Cynic article.

Another topic on the agenda for the Feb. 5-7 meeting is the possibility of the NCAA athletes being paid for competing.  This is something that has never occured in the country before.

To see a copy of the board book, and a schedule outlining all meeting topics visit