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Quantitative reasoning added to requirements

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer April 20, 2017

A new general education requirement in mathematical problem solving will be added in fall 2017.   The proposal for the new general education requirement focused on quantitative reasoning was...

Reading days must be reinstated

Reading days must be reinstated
Staff Editorial March 8, 2017

When reading days were removed at the end of the fall 2015 semester, they were done so without consultation from students and student leaders on this campus. These student leaders are the same...

Faculty assesses student performance

Faculty assesses student performance
December 7, 2016

The Faculty Senate has begun implementing a new form of student assessment focused on helping faculty better design their curriculum. The UVM Assessment Initiative launched last year is ready...

SGA to push course info during faculty negotiations

SGA to push course info during faculty negotiations
Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor September 6, 2016

SGA will have a hand in contract negotiations between UVM and its faculty union this year. Conversations of contract negotiations between the administration and the faculty union, United Academics,...

SGA asks faculty senate for course information

SGA asks faculty senate for course information
Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2016

SGA is calling on the administration and faculty to release more in-depth course information.   In a March 20 letter, SGA requested that course syllabi be made available online for all classes...

‘Voices’ Make up for low turnout

Bryan O'Keefe January 27, 2016

Student protesters marched through campus and into academic buildings Jan. 25 in opposition of the Faculty Senate’s decision to remove reading days. Senior Alexander Collingsworth organized the event,...

Student opposition grows against cutting of reading days

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor December 13, 2015

[Updated: Dec. 13 3:33 p.m.] Students at the University of Vermont are now taking a stand opposing the Faculty Senate’s April 13 decision to eliminate reading days starting fall 2016. Following...

UVM to offer a new sports management minor

Claire Messersmith October 13, 2015

UVM offers hundreds of majors and minors, but sports management was never one of them — until now. Last spring, the Curricular Affairs Committee unanimously approved the proposal of a new sports...

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