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Four takeaways from October 2019’s board of trustees meeting

Trustees gather for their Oct. 26, 2019 meeting. The board met virtually for their last meeting of the school year May 15.

Staff Report

October 29, 2019

The group that governs UVM met Oct. 25-26 on the University’s campus to discuss and vote on UVM’s future. The group, the board of trustees, meets three times per academic year in October, February and May. This will be President Suresh Garimella’s first board meeting. Here are four takeaways...

Board of trustees recap: final approval given on multi-million dollar center, tuition increased

The Tarrant Event Center, named after the project's leading donors, is set to begin construction in early 2019. Richard and Deb Tarrant donated $15 million to the new multipurpose facility.

Sawyer Loftus, News Editor

May 22, 2019

Construction on the multi-million dollar Multipurpose Center project could start as soon as this week following final approval from the UVM board of trustees. The board of trustees meets three times per academic year. This year they met May 17 and May 18 at the University to close out the 2018-201...

New multipurpose center’s name is announced

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Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

December 18, 2018

The name of UVM’s new arena was announced before the men’s basketball game Dec. 18. Named after two donors, Rich and Deb Tarrant, it will be called Tarrant Arena, according to a Dec. 18 Burlington Free Press article. The multipurpose center, approved by the Board of Trustees Oct. 26, will include...

Multipurpose center resolution reached

Multipurpose center resolution reached

Stephan Toljan, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

             The resolution to fund the construction of a new multipurpose center was unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees Oct. 26.             The Board discussed numerous issues, including a resolution that outlines the financing for the multipurpose center project.   ...

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