The state colleges are facing the monumental task of forging a new statewide university

Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) who serve on the Education, Personnel and Student Life Committee met in recent days to focus on the academic transformation projects underway, along with other key challenges as the state colleges system undergoes a systemic overhaul. The state colleges are facing the monumental task of forging a new statewide university — Vermont State University — from Castleton University, Northern Vermont University (NVU) and the Vermont Technical College as part of a right-sizing of the system to put it on a fiscally sustainable path to continue to serve Vermonters and out-of-state students into the future. A Select Committee appointed by the legislature following a period of fiscal crisis not long after the pandemic put the wheels of major system-wide change in motion, and the recommendations of that committee are being implemented. The new statewide university is set to commence on July 1, 2023.

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