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Garimella Must Go Press Conference Charges UVM Administration with Manufacturing a Budget Crisis and Presiding through a Climate of Fear and Callous Disregard

By UVM United Against Cuts | March 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Garimella Must Go Press Conference Charges UVM Administration with Manufacturing a Budget Crisis and Presiding through a Climate of Fear and Callous Disregard
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Garimella Must Go Press Conference Charges UVM Administration with Manufacturing a Budget Crisis and Presiding through a Climate of Fear and Callous Disregard   March 29, 2021 Burlington, VT—UVM United Against the Cuts, a coalition of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members, held a press conference today to call for the resignation of University …

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Corporate Consultants Like Huron Set Their Targets on American Universities

By UVM United | March 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Corporate Consultants Like Huron Set Their Targets on American Universities

Corporate Consultants Set Their Targets on American Universities By Jaskiran Dhillon, Cinzia Arruzza and AAUP-TNS Media Collective October 23, 2020 The administration of The New School has sought the services of a firm founded by alumni of Enron-affiliated Arthur Andersen. October 23, 2020 Last year, the leadership of The New School (TNS) celebrated its storied progressive …

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UVM Foundation should disclose who’s getting its millions

By UVM United | March 27, 2021 | Comments Off on UVM Foundation should disclose who’s getting its millions
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Nancy Welch: UVM Foundation should disclose who’s getting its millions – VTDigger This commentary is by Nancy Welch of South Burlington, a professor of English at the University of Vermont. She is active in UVM United Against the Cuts, whose petition of No Confidence in the Leadership of UVM President Suresh Garimella has gathered more than 2,800 …

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Three Steps You Can Take

By UVM United | March 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Three Steps You Can Take
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Here are THREE STEPS to take to underscore that you have NO CONFIDENCE in the leadership of UVM President Suresh Garimella: 1. Get us beyond 3k signatures on the change.org/GarimellaNoConfidence petition by signing and sharing it (or sharing again) on social media, with email contacts, on list serves like Vermont’s Front Porch Forum, and in your programs, …

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Emery: Vision out of line

By UVM United Against Cuts | March 6, 2021 | Comments Off on Emery: Vision out of line

After reading UVM President Garimella’s column, “Vermont by Degrees: Developing tomorrow’s students,” I felt compelled to respond. Primarily, I wish to point out the falsehood President Garimella can show by “following the numbers,” that his vision is aligned with student interest. If this was true, the senior lecturers whose contracts have not been renewed would …

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Eleanor Hagopian: What in the world is the UVM leadership thinking?

By UVM United Against Cuts | March 6, 2021 | Comments Off on Eleanor Hagopian: What in the world is the UVM leadership thinking?
Car rally with UVM students protesting cuts to Liberal Arts

The University of Vermont administration is planning deep cuts to faculty and programs. My background is in business, not in academics, and I’ve been disturbed that the University of Vermont’s public statements and other commentary supportive of the administration’s position all seem to be operating on the basis of an assertion that there is a …

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1,500 UVM students, faculty, staff alumni say ‘no confidence’ in administration

By UVM United Against Cuts | March 6, 2021 | Comments Off on 1,500 UVM students, faculty, staff alumni say ‘no confidence’ in administration

Three months after the University of Vermont announced plans to cut 23 liberal arts programs, pressure on the university to reverse course is ramping up. Nearly 1,500 people, including many students, staff, and alums, signed a petition this week declaring “no confidence” in the university’s administration, headed by President Suresh Garimella. Read full post

Burlington City Council Unanimously Calls on President Garimella to Reverse Cuts and Change Priorities

By UVM United | February 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Burlington City Council Unanimously Calls on President Garimella to Reverse Cuts and Change Priorities

Last night, the Burlington City Council voted unanimously in support of a resolution calling on the UVM President and Board of Trustees to act with greater transparency, and to prioritize the inclusion of faculty, staff & students and the protection of jobs…. Read full post  

Academe Blog: The Struggle for the Soul of UVM

By UVM United Against Cuts | February 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Academe Blog: The Struggle for the Soul of UVM

During this year of crisis, faculty and staff have mustered all our strength and resolve to ensure that the University of Vermont continues to fulfill its central academic and public interest mission. But the university administration is undermining these efforts as they pursue a short-sighted and reckless restructuring plan, justified by an accounting trick, that …

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View video: The Liberal Arts @ UVM: An Online Teach-In to Defend Our Students’ Educations

By UVM United | January 31, 2021 | Comments Off on View video: The Liberal Arts @ UVM: An Online Teach-In to Defend Our Students’ Educations

The Liberal Arts @ UVM: An Online Teach-In to Defend Our Students’ Educations View the recorded teach-in here on our YouTube channel. Session times: Why Religion? Why Liberal Arts? … 00:00:45​ Alternative Full Professor Lectures … 00:30:11​ Not Everybody Speaks English! The Importance of Teaching Foreign Languages and Cultures in a Globalized World … 01:00:25​ …

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