Many are uncertain if the schools they’ve been planning attend will even be able to offer in-person instruction when fall rolls around.
The low-residency graduate arts school in Montpelier is happy to grow slowly and has plans to make scholarships a priority.
The president of the Vermont College of Fine Arts will be on sabbatical for a year starting in July before joining the faculty of the Montpelier college.
Southern Vermont College is only the most recent in a wave of troubled New England colleges planning to close. Some observers say it won’t be the last.