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SGA approves Navigate resolution

SGA approves Navigate resolution

Staff Report

November 19, 2019

SGA has passed a resolution that expresses concern for student privacy regarding the new advising system, Navigate. The resolution included a request for a settings page in which every student can decide which advising and staff members have access to their profile. Under the current settings, there are ...

UVM charts new course for Navigate

UVM charts new course for Navigate

Julianne Lesch, Cynic News Reporter

November 13, 2019

Changes to be made to address faculty concerns

Students, take back your data

Students, take back your data

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2019

Since 2018, UVM has softly rolled out its new advising software called Navigate, but how much say have students had in this process? Zero. According to the University’s own webpage detailing the project’s history, there is no indication students were a part of the leadership team for this projec...

Who controls your privacy? Students left in the dark over who has access to their data at UVM

Who controls your privacy? Students left in the dark over who has access to their data at UVM

Julianne Lesch and Sawyer Loftus

October 16, 2019

“Under the current configuration, even faculty using the system for legitimate purposes may inadvertently see the information that can cause adverse effects for students, including unconscious bias,” the letter stated.

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