The union’s desire for more leeway for instructors to teach remotely, and other issues the two sides do not agree on, will now go to mediation.
If the administration was sincere about student needs, they would engage in meaningful dialogue with faculty and make any cuts at the highest level and the farthest removed from students.
Those of us who work as leaders and educators across the state must come together to engage our students in our work and model academic-community partnership.
The university administration and board of trustees is challenging the science behind the Covid crisis and the common understandings of young adult behavior.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger last week urged the university to take more steps to protect the health of city residents.
The only moral solution is for Middlebury to teach all its classes online this fall and to take the necessary funds from its endowment to keep everyone employed.
The university’s reopening plan fails to protect the interests of the community and students and there are alternatives to aggressive reopening and regressive cuts.
The UVM men’s and women’s basketball teams restarted activity July 20.
Reopening college classrooms unacceptably gambles with Vermonters’ health and lives.
Dartmouth College will spread out residency density by requiring students to spend at least one semester this academic year off campus.
Elite schools have a huge responsibility to change the way things are.
Despite UVM’s best efforts, the situation is going to get worse when thousands of students descend on Burlington when they return to campus in late August.
Keeping score correctly is crucial to planning the recovery.
The faculty union is seeking a voice in addressing the financial challenges, as some 72 lecturers face pay cuts resulting from reductions in course loads.