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UVM to offer new minors

UVM to offer new minors

March 20, 2016

Three new minors in social justice, writing and Jewish studies may soon be available to students. The new social justice minor was proposed by the department of social work. It will consist of 18 credit hours for social work, social work service learning as well as social, economic or environmental justice ...

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 press release.Falls was chosen from a pool of more than 100 applicants.“He joined the University o...

UVM to offer minor in international politics

February 25, 2016

A new minor in international politics will be available to UVM students starting in August.The political science department is offering the minor due to an increase in student interest in the subject, department chair Robert Bartlett said.The department is bringing in a new professor, Peter Henne, who sp...

Marketing to cost UVM $1.58 million

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

February 17, 2016

UVM is investing millions in a marketing makeover.   UVM will spend $1.58 million in a “new enrollment management project,” in order to make UVM more appealing, according to contracts signed in October between UVM and Philadelphia design company 160over90.   The contract with ...

Search begins for new CAS dean

April 8, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences is due for a change in leadership after the resignation of its dean.Dean Antonio Cepeda-Benito, who has led the college since July of 2012, is stepping down, effective July 15. He will be replaced by an interim dean before a new permanent dean is selected.Benito said hi...

On the dean’s duties

On the dean’s duties

February 17, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences is perhaps the University of Vermont’s most important academic division.Nearly half of all undergraduates are enrolled in the College. It oversees courses that underpin the vast majority of our degree programs. And after only three years it’ll be needing a new dean.W...

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