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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...

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VSCS Social Justice Partners present “equity and inclusion” plan to trustees at Oct. 16 meeting

Emmett Avery, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

Across the Vermont State Colleges System, people have been working on social and racial justice issues in campus-based groups, but several months ago, the disparate efforts banded together, and last month,...

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 Chancellor Jeb Spaulding in 2017. Spaulding's plan to shutter 3 VSC campuses has been met with controversy and outrage.

Chancellor Spaulding announces resignation

Rebecca Flieder, Editor in Chief April 28, 2020

After his proposal to close three VSCS colleges and a petition with over 2,000 signatures calling for his resignation, VSCS Chancellor Jeb Spaulding has announced via press release that he will step down....

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