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Former Provost eyed for new job in Ohio

Former Provost eyed for new job in Ohio

Sawyer Loftus, News Editor

April 27, 2019

Former Provost David Rosowsky has been named one of four finalists for a similar position at an Ohio university. Rosowsky is in the running for the Provost and Executive Vice President for academic affairs at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio according to an April 26, 2019 report from the Miami Studen...

UVM Police arrest man for voyeurism

UVM Police arrest man for voyeurism

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

June 12, 2018

UVM police announced the arrest of man that attempted to take pictures of a woman under a bathroom stall on campus June 10. UVM police said they arrested Siu l. Chan, a 41 year old Colchester, Vermont resident. A CatAlert was issued June 10 stating that a man attempted to take pictures of a woma...

Deal reached between United Academics and UVM

Deal reached between United Academics and UVM

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

June 3, 2018

After 15 months of negotiations, UVM and faculty union United Academics announced that they have reached an agreement on new contracts. UA announced in a May 29 press release that the contract agreement had been approved by the union. The announcement came three weeks after both the University and...

Faculty union and University reach tentative agreement over contracts

Faculty union and University reach tentative agreement over contracts

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

After nearly a year of negotiations,  UVM has announced it reached a tentative agreement on new contracts with the faculty union United Academics. UA has been in negotiations with the University since June 2017, according to an October 2017 Cynic article. It represents roughly 850 full-time and pa...

Lewd and Lascivious conduct arrest in library

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor

October 26, 2017

UVM Police arrested Bryce Whitney around 6:30p.m. on Oct. 25, following allegations he exposed himself to students on the second floor of Bailey/Howe. Whitney, who has no connection to UVM, was arrested on charges of “felony lewd and lascivious conduct,” issued a no trespass order for UVM’s...

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Linsday Freed, Staff Writer

May 29, 2017

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20. In-state tuition will rise 2.7 percent, from $15,096 to $15,504, and out-of state tuition will rise 2.5 percent, from $38,180 to $39,120, for the 2017-2018 academic year, said trustee Soraiya Thura, who sits...

SGA Updates

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Proposal to address concerns over current exam schedule SGA is drafting a proposal to present to the Faculty Senate expressing concerns over the current exam schedule. The proposal would not likely affect the upcoming spring exams, but hopefully will affect next year at the earliest. Changes come...

President Sullivan assures enrollment for DACA students

President Sullivan assures enrollment for DACA students

Chloe Chaobal

January 19, 2017

UVM sent emails to assure students that the University will stand with them, even if there are national changes to immigration policy. Last month, President Tom Sullivan sent an email to the UVM community addressing concerns about a program started by President Obama’s administration that was imple...

Parking restricted near Redstone campus

January 19, 2017

Faculty and staff showed up to their usual Wednesday parking spaces on a November morning   and were greeted with reserved signs.   Due to a resolution passed on Sep. 21 by the Public Works Commission, the parking spaces  between Henderson Terrace and Cliff Street on South Prospect Street are now rese...

The evolution of NBR over time

Chloe Chaobal

January 18, 2017

Although the Naked Bike Ride has occurred at UVM for the last 21 years, each “ride” is different.   The event occurs annually on the last day of classes. In past years, the NBR has fallen on a Wednesday. In 2016, the event occurred Friday, Dec. 4.     The event was spearhead...

FSL loses tax-exempt status, numbers drop

FSL loses tax-exempt status, numbers drop

Erika B. Lewy

January 18, 2017

UVM fraternities and sororities are facing a decrease in membership following the loss of their property tax exemption.   On Jan. 1, a 2014 state law that repealed Greek organizations' exemption was enacted.   Sigma Phi fraternity is already feeling the effects of the tax, namely in decreasin...

Bikers see renovations along Burlington waterfront

Colin Bushweller

January 17, 2017

Those who cycle through Burlington this year will be greeted with renovations made to the city’s downtown bike path. The path —which is now renamed the “Burlington Greenway” — has newly-added features that turn it into a linear park for recreation while improving views of Lake Champlain, ...

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