The Vermont Cynic

Student Life has new leadership

Student Life has new leadership

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Culture

The office was bathed in sunlight. A house plant and tea pot sat on the window sill. This summer, Daphne Wells ‘06 took the office of Pat Brown as the new director of Student Life. She has over 13 years of experience in Student Life and graduated from UVM’s Higher Education Student Affairs Master’s degree program, accord...

A history of hazing: UVM starts new policy

A history of hazing: UVM starts new policy

Meg Trogolo, Staff Writer

November 4, 2017


Filed under News

UVM implemented a revised hazing policy this fall. The change comes after two incidents of hazing last school year. The board of trustees and President Tom Sullivan approved the policy in May. Most of the changes clarify what defines hazing in relation to a student organization. The policy outlines the ...

University fosters student-community relations

University fosters student-community relations

JP Riedel, Senior Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


Filed under News

As thousands of Catamounts flood the streets of Burlington back from summer vacation, UVM is working with students and local residents to start the year smoothly. For the past eight years, the University has sent letters to locals with information about move-in weekend. These are intended to prepare ...

Search begins for new student trustees

<p>Search begins for new student trustees</p>

Alexandra Shannon

November 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Each year the board of trustees student selection committee is responsible for choosing a student trustee. The new student trustee will be selected by Feb. 28 or before the February board of trustees meeting, Pat Brown, director of Student Life and the Davis Center said. However, the student will n...

Student trustee to be appointed

Student trustee to be appointed

November 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Every year, UVM picks a student to be on the board of trustees for a two-year term.Lane Manning, president of the Graduate Student Senate, has served on the Student Trustee Selection Committee for two years.“They [student trustees] are arguably the most important members of the board,” Manning said. ...

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