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UVM President to resign

UVM President to resign

August 6, 2018

University President Tom Sullivan will be stepping down after this year, according to an Aug. 6 email to...

Top administrators meet with NoNames for Justice activist leaders in closed session

Top administrators meet with NoNames for Justice activist leaders in closed session

February 26, 2018

  Leaders of student activist group NoNames for Justice are now in closed talks with administratio...

Students present list of demands to President Sullivan

Students present list of demands to President Sullivan

September 26, 2017

UVM students led by student diversity organizations presented a list of demands to UVM administratio...

Letter from Sullivan reinforces university commitment to sustainabilty

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017

Filed under News

UVM President Tom Sullivan sent an email to the UVM community reconfirming the University’s commitment to environmental sustainability June 6. The email was sent in response to President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord June 1, according to the email. The accord, which went into effect Novem...

Faculty pushes for strong statement from President Sullivan on Trump’s muslim ban

Faculty pushes for strong statement from President Sullivan on Trump’s muslim ban

March 1, 2017

Some want the University to take a stand against one of President Donald Trump’s executive orders. ...

Major fundraising campaign kicks off

Major fundraising campaign kicks off

October 6, 2015

President Tom Sullivan announced the largest fundraising campaign in UVM history on Oct. 2  “Move Mountains: The Campaign for The Univ...

Graduate senate leader discusses housing issues with board of trustees

Graduate senate leader discusses housing issues with board of trustees

October 6, 2015

Issues concerning university finances, educational policy, construction projects and student housing we...

Student focuses on climate change

Caroline Alkire

September 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Being invited to the White House is not something many people can claim; however, sophomore environmental studies student  Gina Fiorile already had it checked off her bucket list when she went back to the White House Aug. 20. This summer, the White House hosted a Back-to-School Climate Education Event, inviting members of...

New bill proposes increase in state funding for Vermont colleges

March 17, 2015

Filed under News, Vermont

There has been a proposal for an increase in state funding for higher education from officials at UVM and Vermont State Colleges.UVM and Vermont State Colleges are asking for funds for a three percent boost in funding, said Jeb Spaulding, chancellor of Vermont State Colleges.The Vermont State Colleges system includes Castlet...

Committee to deal with alcohol use

David Dubrul

March 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

In a recent email to the UVM community, President Tom Sullivan addressed the continuing alcohol, marijuana and other drug problems the school faces. One year ago, the president emailed students with a similar message announcing the “formation of a 72-person committee, made up of faculty, staff, students, parents and alumni,...

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