The Vermont Cynic

Guest Commentary: When do we succeed at UVM? When our students do.

President Suresh Garimella sits during the board of trustees meeting, Oct. 25, 2019.

Guest Commentary

February 24, 2020

Editor’s Note: This commentary is by Suresh V. Garimella, President, University of Vermont A three-time Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times reporter. The first African American to be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Two Nobel Peace Prize winners.  One of Fortune magazine’s “50 Most Powerful...

Guest commentary: UVM’s land grant mission is paramount

An antique wooden desk first belonging to  Vermont Senator Justin Morrill, author of the Morrill Act of 1862 establishing the country’s first land grant universities, sits in President Garimella's office.

Guest Commentary

January 16, 2020

Editor's Note: This commentary is by Suresh V. Garimella, President, University of Vermont Against the back wall of my UVM office sits an antique wooden desk. Its surface is bare of books and paper because it serves no mere utilitarian purpose. As the desk that once belonged to Vermont Sena...

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