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Regional accreditation council to evaluate the University’s status

Regional accreditation council to evaluate the University’s status

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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