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New dean of libraries says he’ll increase student resources to succeed

Dean of Libraries Bryn Geffert works in his office in Howe Library, Sept. 13. Even after entering the world of libraries, Geffert never saw himself as a library director.

Zoe Stern, Cynic News Reporter

September 19, 2019

UVM’s new dean of libraries discovered his love of books when he was a child, but he didn’t plan on being a librarian until college. Dr. Bryn Geffert was appointed dean of libraries May 13 and before UVM, had only experienced smaller liberal arts colleges. “All of my work has been at liberal...

Budget cuts end ‘All Night’ study space in library

Budget cuts end 'All Night' study space in library

Cullen Paradis, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Howe Library will end the All Night Study program in the face of budget cuts, leaving some students without a study space. Administrators decided to close the program after 16 years in an attempt to balance a reduced budget, following years of declining use and difficulty finding people to staff the...

Board of trustees votes to rename the library

Board of trustees votes to rename the library

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2018

Sawyer Loftus The decision making body of the University, the board of trustees, unanimously voted to approve the renaming of Bailey/Howe Library during their biannual meeting Oct. 26, making the name change official and meeting social justice group NoNames for Justice’s demand to remove Guy Bai...

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