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Director of Student Life posts harsh words about student activists on Facebook

Director of Student Life posts harsh words about student activists on Facebook

Kate Vanni, Summer Editor-in-Chief

June 21, 2020

UVM’s Director of Student life cursed out a group of students on her Facebook account Friday after they emailed her and other UVM administrators a list of demands.   Four hours after receiving an email from a coalition of student activists Director of Student Life Daphne Wells stated in a Facebook p...

University officials fire back at protestors: “we don’t police language, we do policy”

Sophomore Harmony Edosomwan, a leader of the student group NoNames for Justice, speaks to the crowd alongside junior Amanda Martinez Feb. 26. The rally commemorated the one-year the one-year anniversary of the group's Waterman takeover.

Sawyer Loftus, Contributor

March 27, 2019

University of Vermont administrators have fired back at accusations of free speech restrictions on campus. Recently, 33 faculty and staff members sent a letter to UVM administrators stating they were concerned student rights were being limited and that campus policies were being abused. Annie St...

Meeting Daphne Wells

Meeting Daphne Wells

Ruby Bates, Video Editor

September 14, 2018

Daphne Wells, the new director of student life, talks about what components make up student life, what she plans on changing within the program, and why representation matters in leadership positions at UVM. ...

Student Life has new leadership

Daphne Wells ’06 replaced Pat Brown as the director of Student Life at the beginning of this year. As a graduate of UVM’s Higher Education Student Affairs Master’s degree program, Wells has over 13 years of experience in Student Life.

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

The office was bathed in sunlight. A house plant and tea pot sat on the window sill. This summer, Daphne Wells ‘06 took the office of Pat Brown as the new director of Student Life. She has over 13 years of experience in Student Life and graduated from UVM’s Higher Education Student Affairs Master’s degree program, accord...

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