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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

 The Waterman building stands across the street from UVM’s central campus Jan. 28. The Waterman building houses the UVM upper administration offices.

Deans opt not to push for promised diversity training in faculty contract negotiations

Skyeler Devlin, Cynic News Reporter March 23, 2022

In 2018, two UVM deans made a commitment to mandate diversity training, according to a March 8, 2018 Cynic article. Yet in May of 2021, the newly negotiated faculty contract did not include mandatory diversity...

The Waterman building sits on S Prospect Street.

Several colleges without diversity training

Skyeler Devlin, Cynic News Reporter March 18, 2022

Editor's note: The print edition of this article contained inaccurate information on the introduction date of EVERFI trainings.  UVM does not have mandatory diversity training for their faculty, which...

Members of the faculty union, United Academics, pose for a photo at the 2019 Climate March.

UVM delayed mandating faculty COVID vaccinations until federally required, despite earlier faculty union demands

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter January 19, 2022

The faculty union's requests for mandated COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty members went unheard for four months, until Dec. 6, when UVM put out a press release stating they had adopted the requirement...

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