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Alumni meeting discusses unification

Solil Devyn Borthwick, Copy Editor March 18, 2021

On March 10, NVU President Elaine Collins hosted an open meeting for alumni via Zoom to discuss plans for the unification of Castleton, NVU and VTC under a single accreditation. “The last six years...

Board of Trustees talks diversity

Board of Trustees talks diversity

Solil Devyn Borthwick, Copy Editor March 18, 2021

The Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees’ committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) met on March 12 for a primarily informational session. Several reports were given to the board on the...

VSCS Chancellor Sophie Zdatny initiates the conversation

NVU, Castleton and Vermont Tech to merge into single university by 2023

Solil Devyn Borthwick, Copy Editor March 3, 2021

On Monday, Feb. 22, the VSCS Board of Trustees voted to adopt plans proposed by the state’s Select Committee on The Future of Higher Education. The plans call for the Vermont State Colleges System to...

Trustees outline priorities

Trustees outline priorities

Emmett Avery, Staff Reporter November 28, 2020

At its Oct. 16 meeting, the Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees established three priorities for the system: affordability, accessibility, and quality and relevance of academic programming,...

NCHEMS report due Dec. 4

Rebecca Flieder, Editor in Chief November 28, 2020

In less than two weeks, NCHEMS (National Center for Higher Education Management Systems) representatives will present their final draft of their recommendations for the Vermont State College System’s...

NCHEMS presents preliminary report

Rebecca Flieder, Editor in Chief November 13, 2020

During and after their presentation to the Vermont Select Committee, NCHEMS (National Center for Higher Education Management Systems) representatives Brian Prescott and Dennis Jones were met with opposition...

VSCS Board of Trustees updates priorities

VSCS Board of Trustees updates priorities

Emmett Avery, Staff Reporter October 26, 2020

The Vermont State Colleges System adopted a new set of strategic priorities and welcomed two new members to the board at its Oct. 16 meeting. VSCS Chancellor Sophie Zdatny introduced the updated strategic...

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New Board of Trustees chair

Emmett Avery, Staff Reporter September 15, 2020

Eileen Dickinson, the recently elected chair of the Vermont State Colleges System’s Board of Trustees is leaving the board’s options wide open as she looks to steer the system toward a sustainable...

Students, faculty, staff and supporters of NVU have changed their Facebook profile pictures to this image to show their solidarity.

VSCS Board hears 3.5 hours of public comment

Rebecca Flieder, Editor In Chief April 22, 2020

After a tidal wave of public outcry and postponement of the initial vote to close NVU-Johnson, NVU-Lyndon and VTC-Randolph, VSCS Chancellor Jeb Spaulding proposed his plan of closure at the Monday, April...

From left to right: David Silverman, Karen Luneau, Chancellor Jeb Spaulding, Board Chair Churchill Hindes, Lynn Dickinsen at the Sept. 13, 2019 white paper presentation meeting

VSCS Board of Trustees vote postponed

Rebecca Flieder, Editor In Chief April 19, 2020

After a public outcry and outrage at VSCS Chancellor Jeb Spaulding's plan to close NVU-Lyndon, NVU-Johnson and VTC-Randolph, the Board of Trustees has postponed the vote, as announced in a press release. VSC...

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