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UVM, strive for transparency

UVM, strive for transparency

Letter to the Editor

January 29, 2020

In October 2019, posters went up across campus warning of exclusion on the Incentive Based Budgeting steering committee, pending academic cuts, pay inequality and a worrying New England Commission of Higher Education report. They were born from an op-ed that the Cynic declined to publish earlier tha...

UVM president sets his priority for the path forward: student success

 President Suresh Garimella speaks to the class of 2023 at the annual Convocation Ceremony, Aug. 25. “My top priority is the student and their success, which means that we should offer them the highest quality of education we can, that’s updated,” Garimella said.

Sawyer Loftus, News Editor

September 2, 2019

New UVM president sits down for exclusive first one-on-one interview with The Vermont Cynic, to discuss his priorities.

Regional accreditation council to evaluate the University’s status

President Tom Sullivan addresses incoming first-years at this year's convocation Aug. 26 in the Patrick Gymnasium. A tram from the New England Commission on Higher Education will be holding three public forums with the UVM community 4 p.m. Match 25 to assess the quality of the University as an institution over the last 10 years.

Sophia Venturo, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

A group of representatives from the regional accreditation agency will visit UVM this week to discuss how the University measures against New England’s standards for higher education. A team from New England Commission on Higher Education will be holding three public forums with the UVM community t...

Defending liberal education

December 9, 2015

Dear Editor, Liberal education, and the study of the liberal arts and sciences, must remain the foundation of the American higher education system. Nationwide, we’ve seen this concept fall under attack from the pundits, and even politicians from both sides of the aisle. President Obama recently...

The crisis of our education

December 9, 2014

While students view their education as an investment for a brighter future that would grant them increased job opportunities, higher total lifetime earnings and even the ability to live longer lives, neoclassical economics views education as a profitable industry that can be exploited for personal ga...

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