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Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

May 29, 2017

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20.In-st...

Board of trustees third tri-annual meeting

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

Filed under News

New Minors and Certificates Presented to the BoardThe 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 College of Education and So...

State funding for in-state students

State funding for in-state students

February 22, 2017

As Vermont goes through a budget transformation, President Sullivan has added UVM to the con...

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 H...

UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

March 22, 2016

The University of Vermont has tried to increase its state funding for eight years with no luck. Now, ...

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Sullivan requests increase in state funding

February 10, 2016

President Tom Sullivan visited the Statehouse Jan. 27 to ask the House and Senate Committees on Education...

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Students protest tuition costs

November 18, 2015

A crowd of students gathered in front of the Bailey/Howe Library to speak out for the rights of students ...

Repeal the 40 percent rule

April 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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 law. Turn to page 4 and you...

Construction projects will not raise price of tuition

April 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

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, technology, engineering and mathematic...

Remove 40 percent

January 27, 2015

Filed under Staff Editorial

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 law.Turn two pages back and you...

The crisis of our education

December 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

While students view their education as an investment for a brighter future that would grant them increased job opportunities, higher total lifetime earnings and even the ability to live longer lives, neoclassical economics views education as a profitable industry that can be exploited for personal gain.Since neither student a...

Editorial: A trustee for the students

Editorial: A trustee for the students

November 18, 2014

A panel of student leaders will soon pick a new fellow student to serve on the board of trustees.The n...

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