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Campus of Closed Southern Vermont College Bought by Healthcare Organization

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 4, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/4/2021 at 12:00pm

Southern Vermont College closed in the spring of 2019. At least the property is being used for something worthwhile.

The Bennington Banner reports:

SVC campus sale now official

Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s purchase of the 371-acre former Southern Vermont College...

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University of Vermont Cutting 23 Programs in College of Arts and Sciences

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 1:30pm 12/5/2020 at 1:30pm

The school was already struggling with enrollment, but the pandemic has made things worse.

The Vermont Digger reports:

UVM to eliminate 23 programs in the College of Arts and Sciences

The University of Vermont announced proposed cuts Wednesday to 12 majors and 11 minors in the College of Arts and Sciences.

University officials say the...

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Middlebury College Exempted BLM Protest From Coronavirus Rules After Punishing Others

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 23, 2020 at 8:00am 10/23/2020 at 8:00am

We’ve seen this happen over and over again, and not just on college campuses. Everyone just looks the other way on social distancing rules when Black Lives Matter decides to protest.

The College Fix reports:

College exempts 500-person Black Lives Matter protest from 10-person COVID rules

It’s long past clear by now: If you...

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U. Vermont Students and Faculty Demand Abolition of Campus Police, Flying of BLM Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:30am 8/1/2020 at 11:30am

Apparently, the supposed campus ‘rape culture’ emergency we have been hearing about for years is no longer a problem. It must be over if there’s no need for police.

Campus Reform reports:

Profs and students ‘demand’ full ‘abolition’ of campus police, BLM flag to be flown

A student-led initiative at the University of Vermont...

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Abolitionist Mural at Vermont Law School Deemed Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 10:00am 7/15/2020 at 10:00am

This is just more evidence that the leftists who are on this crusade to destroy monuments, lack even a basic understanding of American history.

The Joanne Jacobs blog reports:

Abolitionist mural called ‘racist’

Vermont Law School will paint over a mural depicting abolitionists helping blacks escape slavery because several students and alumni complained, reports...

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Campus of Shuttered Green Mountain College Goes up for Sale, Bidding Starts at $3 Million

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 1:30pm 7/12/2020 at 1:30pm

It’ll probably make a lovely condo community or resort. The setting is beautiful.

New England Cable News reports:

Bids for a Closed Vermont College Campus Will Start at $3M

Are you in the market for an indoor swimming pool? What about a library or a 400-seat theater? Perhaps 33 classrooms? Or maybe a piece...

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Vermont Bans Plastic Bags, Mandates Composting Instead of Throwing Out Food Scraps

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/11/2020 at 12:00pm
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Back in 2012, Vermont passed a law that banned people from throwing out food scraps, forcing people to throw them in the compost.

That law went into effect on July 1 along with a statewide ban on plastic bags.

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Vermont School Principal Placed on Leave for Criticism of Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 9:00am 6/17/2020 at 9:00am
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Tiffany Riley, the principal of Windsor High School in Vermont, has been laced on leave for a comment she made on social media about the Black Lives Matter movement. Riley’s Facebook post prompted an emergency meeting of the local school board which was “uniformly appalled.”

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Vermont State Colleges May Close Three Campuses and Lay Off Hundreds

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 11:30am 4/19/2020 at 11:30am

This is just the beginning. Other states will follow in a similar fashion.

The Burlington Free Press reports:

Vermont State Colleges could close three campuses, lay off hundreds

Vermont State Colleges could close three campuses and cut hundreds of employees as part of a system-wide transformation in light of financial losses from the...

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Widespread Vandalism Reported at Middlebury College Ahead of Campus Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/17/2020 at 12:00pm

Middlebury College is closing its campus due to Coronavirus, like so many other schools. Some students are not responding well to this news.

The Middlebury Campus reports:

Vandalism spikes as students prepare to leave campus

Faced with...

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Charles Murray Returning to Middlebury College at Invitation of College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 4:00pm 1/28/2020 at 4:00pm
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After what happened the last time Murray visited Middlebury, it’s shocking that he agreed to return.

The Vermont Digger reports:

Middlebury College Republicans invite Charles Murray back to campus

The Middlebury College Republicans announced Wednesday...

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Campus of Closed Southern Vermont College Now up for Sale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:00am 5/27/2019 at 11:00am

A situation like this should be attractive to potential buyers. The buildings and infrastructure are already there.

The Associated Press reports, via the Hastings Tribune:

Campus of now-closed Southern Vermont College up for sale

The campus of the now closed Southern Vermont College in is up for sale.

WCAX-TV reports the 371-acre campus is listed...

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Vermont’s Green Mountain College Graduates Final Class

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 20, 2019 at 10:00am 5/20/2019 at 10:00am

It was announced earlier this year that the college would close this spring.

The Post Star reports:

‘Bittersweet:’ Green Mountain College gradu...

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U. Vermont Prof Sounds Alarm on School’s ‘Destructive’ Diversity and Inclusion Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/9/2019 at 12:00pm

This is a brave stance for a professor to take. Progressives will view it as an act of heresy.

The College Fix reports:

He took on the bias...

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Middlebury College Student Govt Demands Students be Able to Approve Campus Speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00am 4/27/2019 at 10:00am
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Middlebury College in Vermont has a recurring problem. When conservative speakers come to campus, all hell breaks loose. Now the student government has proposed a solution. They want the right to vet speakers before they come to campus in order to assure that the speaker’s values match those of the...

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Middlebury College Students Sneak Previously Cancelled Conservative Speaker Into Poli-Sci Class

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/23/2019 at 12:00pm

Last week at Middlebury College, administrators canceled a speech by a conservative over fears of protests. But the speaker was ultimately sneaked in by students who wanted to hear him speak.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Cowardice and Courage at Middlebury

Students at Middlebury College gave...

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College of St. Joseph to Close After Spring 2019 Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/23/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s sad to see this happening to another American school, but you can’t fight reality.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Another Vermont College Will Close

The College of St. Joseph, in Vermont, announced Thursday that it will shut down at the end of the semester.

The college has been struggling for the last year, most recently...

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