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Developing: UVM President hires communications officer to improve messaging

Developing: UVM President hires communications officer to improve messaging

Emma Pinezich, Assistant News Editor

November 2, 2019

President Suresh Garimella has created a new communications position within his administration to improve UVM’s profile and to oversee all communication efforts at the University. Garimella announced Nicci Brown’s appointment to the newly created position of chief communications officer in a Nov....

Happening Now: UVM board of trustees hold annual meeting and discuss changes to come

Happening Now: UVM board of trustees hold annual meeting and discuss changes to come

Cynic News Staff

October 25, 2019

The group that governs UVM is meeting all day Oct. 25-26 on the University's campus to discuss and vote on changes to come. 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 BOT meeting. Throughout...

Presidential Installation Ceremony marks official start for new President

Presidential Installation Ceremony marks official start for new President

Lilly Page, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

In a symbolic transfer of power, UVM’s new President, Suresh Garimella, was handed the University mace and presidential medallion. This transfer of two physical objects signaled the official start to his presidency and a new chapter of UVM history. Suresh Garimella was installed as the 27th President...

HAPPENING NOW: UVM officially welcomes new President Suresh Garimella

HAPPENING NOW: UVM officially welcomes new President Suresh Garimella

Staff Report

October 3, 2019

Elected officials and members of the UVM community gathered inside the Ira Allen Chapel just after 1:30 p.m. to official install UVM's new President Suresh Garimella. In the audience was former Governor of Vermont Jim Douglas, Attorney General TJ Donovan, current Governor Phil Scott and U.S. Senator...

UVM will not divest, says UVM’s new leader of sustainability

UVM will not divest, says UVM’s new leader of sustainability

Emma Pinezich, Assistant News Editor

October 1, 2019

President Suresh Garimella’s pick to run sustainability issues at UVM said he won’t push for divestment from fossil fuels, despite calls from students. Garimella has tasked Richard Cate, vice president for finance and University treasurer, to oversee UVM’s sustainability and climate action issues, acco...

Breaking: Students rally in front of Waterman, demand Campus Climate data

Breaking: Students rally in front of Waterman, demand Campus Climate data

Sawyer Loftus, News Editor

September 25, 2019

UVM students and staff members rallied outside of Waterman building to push the administration to give students all of the Campus Climate Survey data. The protest, led by student activist groups NoNames for Justice and Queer Student Action, was a response to UVM administration failing to address concerns...

New leadership sparks change

New leadership sparks change

Staff Editorial

August 28, 2019

Dressed in a black and yellow robe, standing at a podium in Patrick Gym, UVM President Suresh Garimella gave his first address as president in front of a crowd of first-year students. “I still remember the apprehension and excitement I felt when I was at my first week of college,” Garimella said. ...

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