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Former UVM President Passes Away

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

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Former UVM president John Hennessey passed away Jan. 11. He was 92.

Hennessey served as UVM’s provost from 1986 to 1989. He then took over as interim president when President Lattie Coor left. He served until 1990, when President George Davis took office, according to UVM’s website for former presidents.

He is survived by Hennessey’s wife, former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin, as well as his son, his daughter, his three grandchildren, five great granddaughters, four step-children, and six step-grandchildren.

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Brandon Arcari, News Editor
Brandon Arcari is the News Editor for the Vermont Cynic. He is a senior political science major, with minors in Theatre and Writing. He started writing for the paper his freshman year at UVM, and almost immediately became an assistant News Editor. Outside of the Cynic, he enjoys sailing, reading, and watching police procedurals on...
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