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University responds to student protests

University responds to student protests

Staff Report

March 1, 2018

After multiple protests led by student-led racial justice group NoNames for Justice, groups around campus have released statements ranging from warnings to support. NoNames released an email statement Feb. 27 recapping the events of the Waterman takeover, in which hundreds of students occupied the ...

Protesters demand deans sign list of demands

Protesters demand deans sign list of demands

Staff Report

February 26, 2018

A class walkout occurred at 11 a.m. today led by student group NoNames for Justice. Some students gathered inside and in front of Waterman following the walkout. Others formed groups and met with the deans of their individual colleges insisting they sign a list of demands created by NoNames. ...

Arabic professor challenges dismissal from position

Arabic professor challenges dismissal from position

Lilly Young, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

There has been a push to re-instate the recently discontinued Arabic program. The Arabic program, which has been present at the University since spring 2008, was discontinued May 2017 when professor Darius Jonathan was asked to resign by the College of Arts and Sciences Feb. 3, according to a lett...

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...

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