A forthcoming name change, program cuts and an accidental announcement of a downsized marching band have some people wondering what’s next at one of the state’s oldest universities.
The library, which plans to move from the downtown building where it’s been housed since the 1930s, is the latest city service to find a home on the former college campus.
A $350,000 grant from the Northern Border Regional Commission will help lower the cost to taxpayers for the former College of St. Joseph athletic center.
The shuttered school had an outstanding balance of $4.5 million.
President Sophie Howlett sees the Brattleboro-based college with programs in more than 40 countries as a pioneer in international education that must modernize to meet the competition.
In a feasibility study released this week, the Rutland college sketches out a vision for a public-private partnership that offers certificate programs, workforce training, co-working spaces and support for start-ups.
Employees, vendors, and taxpayers could be left holding the bag as the Rutland college completes its final academic year.
News Release — College of St. Joseph MAY 18, 2019 Contact: [email protected] COLLEGE OF ST. JOSEPH CELEBRATES 60TH AND FINAL COMMENCEMENT ON MAY 18, 2019 Rutland, VT – Ninety students received degrees at the College of St. Joseph’s 60th and final commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019. CSJ President Jennifer Scott conferred degrees upon […]
‘We’ve had a lot of interest,’ Northern Vermont University spokeswoman Sylvia Plumb says, ‘and definitely more media attention because of her national renown.’
Some students unhappy about reduced services have petitioned for President Jennifer Scott’s resignation.
When the post-mortem is completed on why colleges have closed, it will show that colleges had a blasé attitude when it came to cost.
“Unfortunately, our fight on this front has come to an end,” President Jennifer Scott said.
College officials are publicly optimistic the school can survive through a merger. Students and faculty say they’ve been given little information about options as the undergraduate program is suspended for at least a year.
News Release — College of St. Joseph Feb. 12, 2019 Contact: Kathy Aicher [email protected] (802) 776-5249 COLLEGE OF ST. JOSEPH PRESENTS HOLLYWOOD TALES WITH JONATHAN GOLDSMITH, MARCH 3 Fundraiser will benefit CSJ and Rupert Congregational Church Rutland, VT – The man who portrays “The Most Interesting Man in the World” has come to the aid […]