Lewis Thayne, retired president of Pennsylvania’s Lebanon Valley College, will lead Saint Michael’s until a permanent president is selected next year.
Author: Peter D'Auria
Kurn Hattin close to settlements over abuse allegations
The Westminster residential facility and school has reached agreements with “over 90% of the claimants,” according to an email obtained by VTDigger.
A bid by the Vermont State Colleges to sell a radio station may raise legal questions
Last year, Vermont Public announced plans to buy Northern Vermont University’s Lyndon radio station. A provision in Vermont law could complicate that sale.
University of Vermont names honors college after former Sen. Patrick Leahy
The school’s board of trustees approved a resolution Friday to officially name the honors college the Patrick Leahy Honors College.
New ethnic studies requirements will not apply to private schools, state board of ed decides
The board determined that those rules cannot apply to private schools under Vermont law. But members said they hoped to revisit the question of private schools soon.
UVM faculty, staff seek apology for administration’s handling of federal antisemitism investigation
In an open letter to university President Suresh Garimella, more than 150 faculty members raised “serious concerns about (his) leadership and trustworthiness.”
UVM faculty union alleges unfair labor practice over switch to new educational software
United Academics, which represents roughly 700 faculty members, says that the University of Vermont administration increased workloads without a corresponding pay bump.
Families of Vermont public school students to receive $120 in food benefits this summer
The state is slated to send $9.6 million in federal pandemic funds to the families of all students in Vermont public schools, and some in independent schools.
Property tax rates, but not bills, to dip under annual education funding legislation
Lawmakers agreed to lower property tax rates slightly as part of Vermont’s annual “yield bill,” which sets the financial outlook for the next fiscal year. But don’t expect a lower tax bill.
Barre voters approve new, larger school budget
The vote comes two months after voters in Barre City and Barre Town turned down a smaller version of the budget, one that school administrators said would have forced cuts across the district.