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Board of Trustees meet for third time to close out the 2017-2018 academic year

Board of Trustees meet for third time to close out the 2017-2018 academic year

May 25, 2018

The UVM Board of Trustees met May 18- 19 on the eve of the University’s 217th Commencement. The boa...

Updates from board meetings

Updates from board meetings

October 24, 2017

The UVM board of trustees approved new construction projects, academic programs and software purchases...

Day 2: live at the board of trustees meeting

Day 2: live at the board of trustees meeting

October 21, 2017

Saturday: 8 a.m. During public comment, three students involved in the social and racial justice campaig...

Board of Trustees to discuss housing changes, fossil fuel divestment

Board of Trustees to discuss housing changes, fossil fuel divestment

October 19, 2017

The UVM board of trustees will meet Friday Oct. 20 and Saturday Oct. 21 for its quarterly meeting. ...

Updates from the Educational Policy and Institutional Resources Committee

Updates from the Educational Policy and Institutional Resources Committee

February 6, 2017

The following topics were discussed in the Educational Policy and Institutional Resources committee at...

<p>Trustees select student member</p>

Trustees select student member

February 18, 2016

A new student member has been selected for the UVM board of trustees, to follow out-going student tru...

Campaign raises $250 million

Campaign raises $250 million

February 12, 2016

Over $250 million has been raised for UVM’s Move Mountains campaign, the largest fundraising campaig...

Learn about the issues of your school

September 30, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

You gotta serve somebody. Bob Dylan’s famous lyrics are blunt, but accurate.There is a pecking order. People have power over the direction of your life.Here at UVM, those people are all around you — friends, professors, administrators and a group of people, many of whom students have never met, called trustees.These people ...

New members join board of trustees

March 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Five new members have been appointed to the UVM board of trustees. Each member received an appointment from current state legislators. The new members’ educational and professional backgrounds span from environmental consulting, electrical contracting, the culinary arts to accounting.These new members are Ed Pagano, Bern...

Let’s better the board

February 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Having a stake in the direction of our University should be second-nature to students. Even an understanding would suffice.The standing of the University obviously impacts all of us, but it’s a lifetime commitment, too.Practically speaking, your degree will gain or lose value as the University gains and loses prestige.On a deeper level, your 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...

Possible law school ‘merger’

Possible law school ‘merger’

February 3, 2015

A house representative resigned from the UVM board of trustees March 2014 due to a “conflict of in...

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