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Sullivan's letter, which was sent to the UVM community via email June 21.

Sullivan apologizes for eugenics survey in open letter

Mills Sparkman, Summer Editor June 27, 2019

Tom Sullivan, outgoing University president, has apologized for the "stereotyping, persecution and in some cases state sponsored sterilization" of the Vermont Eugenics Survey that took place at UVM from...

Decisions behind closed doors

Decisions behind closed doors

Staff Editorial February 27, 2019

The University board of trustees officially confirmed the appointment of a new president, Suresh Garimella, Feb. 22. A year ago to the day, student activist group NoNames for Justice blocked Main Street...

President Tom Sullivan attends the board of trustees meeting Feb. 2. Sullivan was recently appointed to the Infractions Committee of the NCAA.

University president admitted to NCAA committee

Cullen Paradis, Staff Writer February 8, 2019

President Tom Sullivan has been appointed to the Infractions Committee of the NCAA. The committee oversees the Association’s various member organizations and ensures that guidelines are followed and...

Sullivan’s duty to the community

Letter to the Editor October 14, 2018

Dear President Sullivan, I hope that you can see fit to address the University as to where we stand as a community concerning the current state of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court of...

President Tom Sullivan delivers a speech at his final convocation as president.

Presidential search committee takes shape

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor September 10, 2018

The search committee for the next president of UVM has been officially announced by the UVM board of trustees. The newly selected committee was announced in a Sept. 10 email to the University community....

University responds to student protests

University responds to student protests

Staff Report March 1, 2018

After multiple protests led by student-led racial justice group NoNames for Justice, groups around campus have released statements ranging from warnings to support. NoNames released an email statement...

Students call for resignations

Students call for resignations

After three demonstrations last week, student protesters planned a class walkout and takeover of the Waterman building Monday, Feb. 25. Social justice advocacy organization NoNames for Justice held demonstrations...

Students protest University president

President Tom Sullivan did not meet with student racial justice protesters who blocked traffic for three hours. The group, who said it wanted to “me et on common ground,” began protesting...

Sophomore BSU President Harmony Edosomwan sits in the middle of Main Street during the protest.

NoNames for Justice protest blocks off Main Street

Joey Waldinger, Brandon Arcari February 22, 2018

Members of NoNames for Justice, a student activist group, said they were willing to be arrested during their protest on South Prospect and Main Street.   At 7:45 p.m., protesters moved into the Waterman...

Students call for administrators to resign over handling of bias incidents

Students call for administrators to resign over handling of bias incidents

Lindsay Freed and Lee Hughes February 20, 2018

This article updated at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 21.  Students and community members occupied the Waterman Feb. 20, calling for administrators to resign over the University’s handling of racial bias incidents. The...

A history of hazing: UVM starts new policy

A history of hazing: UVM starts new policy

Meg Trogolo, Staff Writer November 4, 2017

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...

Sullivan's Perkins letter was in poor taste

Sullivan’s Perkins letter was in poor taste

Letter to the Editor October 19, 2017

President Sullivan, Your office’s recent email comparing students here at UVM to McCarthy was in incredibly poor taste. Students who are concerned or angry that a UVM building is named Perkins should...

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