The Vermont Cynic

Superfluous requirements

April 13, 2016

Currently, students in the College of Arts and Sci- ences are required to takea wide variety of classes.Although there are plenty of options, students must take classes within seven different categories. Understandably, UVM wants students to be well-rounded and educated beyond students’ majors.However, ...

Dean of CAS: Who is the real Bill Falls?

Dean of CAS: Who is the real Bill Falls?

Greta Bjornson

April 8, 2016

Few can say that their dean has a pierced ear, rides a motorcycle and is learning to fly a plane. But, for students in the College of Arts and Sciences, Bill Falls checks all of those boxes. Falls is a member of the psychology department and is principal investigator at the Falls Laboratory of Be...

Dean emails college over drugs

Kelsey Neubauer, Senior Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

One UVM administrator said he has some strong words for students who are going to class high. The Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, William Falls emailed students in the college Nov. 4 saying that he was “stunned” after hearing a conversation between two students about going to class...

English department adds concentrations

Jacob Holzman

November 11, 2015

The UVM English department is seeking approval from the College of Arts and Sciences for a change in the English major.Director of undergraduate advising for the English department Prof. Daniel Fogel made this announcement in an email sent out to all CAS students Nov. 5.He said that he was writing to all stu...

Two colleges seek new deans

Kelsey Neubauer, Senior Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

While searching for new deans this year, two colleges at UVM are under temporary leadership. Following the departure of two deans from the University last May, the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education and Social Services will continue their search through the next year, Provost ...

Dean resigns, says ‘I cannot be who I’m not’

Dean resigns, says ‘I cannot be who I’m not’

Hannah Kearns

February 17, 2015

After three years, the College of Arts and Sciences will need a new Dean. Antonio Cepeda-Benito stepped down as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Feb. 13. “This was not an easy decision or one made in haste,” Cepeda-Benito said in a Feb.13 memo to CAS faculty. “In weighing many persona...

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