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New policies lead to decline in applicants

New policies lead to decline in applicants

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

UVM is seeing a slight decline in student applications after taking steps to make the University more competitive and adding a fee to its application process. The number of undergraduate students applying to UVM has dropped by 16 percent since 2015, Provost David Rosowsky said at the Feb. 1 board of tru...

Millions in renovations approved

Millions in renovations approved

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Over the next three years UVM is expected to spend roughly $107.1 million on a variety of on-campus construction projects. The board of trustees, the University’s decision-making body, met Oct. 26  and 27 to discuss topics such as the renovations to McAuley Hall and the construction of a new ps...

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Linsday Freed, Staff Writer

May 29, 2017

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20. In-state tuition will rise 2.7 percent, from $15,096 to $15,504, and out-of state tuition will rise 2.5 percent, from $38,180 to $39,120, for the 2017-2018 academic year, said trustee Soraiya Thura, who sits...

Board of trustees third tri-annual meeting

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

New Minors and Certificates Presented to the Board The Faculty Senate approved two new minors and two new undergraduate certificates. The new public policy analysis minor will be in the College of Arts and Sciences, and the minor in education for cultural and linguistic diversity will be in the Co...

State funding for in-state students

State funding for in-state students

Staff Editorial

February 22, 2017

As Vermont goes through a budget transformation, President Sullivan has added UVM to the conversation of where funds should be allocated. His request this time specifies that funds be used for low income, in-state students. This is one event in a decade-long conversation surrounding inc...

Vt. legislators cut ’40 percent rule’

Vt. legislators cut ’40 percent rule’

May 3, 2016

Tuition rates for out-of-state students could soon change due to a new budget passed by the Vermont House of Representatives.In March, the House passed a budget that would remove “the 40 percent rule” completely.The 40 percent rule is a nickname given to a law created in 1959 that sets the in-state tuition rate...

UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

Ian Lund

March 22, 2016

The University of Vermont has tried to increase its state funding for eight years with no luck. Now, the school is trying to get new options by pushing the state to eliminate what the school calls the “40 percent rule.”   The law, established in 1959, requires UVM to set in-state tuiti...

Sullivan requests increase in state funding

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February 10, 2016

President Tom Sullivan visited the Statehouse Jan. 27 to ask the House and Senate Committees on Education for more funding for fiscal year 2017.Sullivan asked for a 5.2 percent increase in funding for the University.During his presentation he also said UVM’s out-of-state tuition dollars fund the University, and a...

Students protest tuition costs

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Kelsey Neubauer and Bryan O'Keefe

November 18, 2015

A crowd of students gathered in front of the Bailey/Howe Library to speak out for the rights of students and university workers Nov. 12. The Million Student March at UVM was part of a nation- wide movement calling for tuition-free public college education, erasure of student debt and an increase in p...

Repeal the 40 percent rule

April 28, 2015

The human appendix is the classic example of a vestigial organ. It doesn’t really do anything, hundreds of people die a year from them exploding and millions of dollars are spent on surgeries to remove it. Unfortunately, we are all born with these vestigial organs. In Vermont, we have a vestigial l...

Construction projects will not raise price of tuition

April 14, 2015

With the many construction projects beginning this summer, some students wonder whether tuition will increase as a result.It won’t, Richard Cate, vice president for finance said.“That’s a good idea, if they are not increasing tuition,” sophomore Blaze Vogliano said. The STEM — science, technolog...

Remove 40 percent

January 27, 2015

The human appendix is the classic example of a vestigial organ. It doesn’t really do anything, hundreds of people die a year from them exploding and millions of dollars are spent on surgeries to remove it.Unfortunately, we are all born with these vestigial organs. In Vermont, we have a vestigial la...

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