Today Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont State Colleges System are proud to co-host an important conversation to develop ideas and strategies to grow Vermont’s substance use disorder workforce. It takes partners across all sectors to meet the needs of Vermonters and our communities. Vermont’s substance use disorder crisis is an urgent public health issue. […]
MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) is pleased to announce the Direct Admissions program, which gives Community College of Vermont (CCV) graduates guaranteed transfer admission into Castleton University, Johnson State, Lyndon State or Vermont Tech, where students have the option of enrolling in one of nearly 50 bachelor’s degree programs, with more […]
Montpelier, VT – Vermont Tech has its first female president in the 150-year history of the college. This weekend during its quarterly meeting, the Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees appointed Patricia Moulton as president of Vermont Technical College after a months-long national search. Moulton, who has served as the Vermont Tech interim president since […]
Montpelier — Thursday evening the Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees inducted its second alumni Hall of Fame class and raised over $110,000 for student scholarships. The VSC Hall of Fame Class of 2017, left to right: Darren Perron, Stephanie Thompson, Gary Moore, Peter Smith, Robert Babcock Jr. (seated), Jay Fayette, Alice Whiting, Marty […]
The New York Times reports that in order to address the skills gap in American manufacturing, employers are realizing two-year degrees and certificates provide the academic skills and hands-on training essential to today’s workforce. The Vermont State Colleges meet this need like no other institutions in Vermont. With programs tailored to significant workforce sectors, like […]
Montpelier – Today the Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) lauded Governor Phil Scott’s proposal to boost their state funding by $4 million with inflationary increases to follow. The new funding for the five-college system would be the first increase in base funding in nearly a decade. It will encourage their work to boost post-secondary attainment […]
By Chancellor Jeb Spaulding Printed in the New England Journal of Higher Education Despite the serious headwinds buffeting small, rural, tuition-dependent public colleges, they can survive—and even thrive—where leadership is proactive, courageous and doubled-down on our mission to serve. Unfavorable demographics, inadequate state funding, disruptive technologies and increases in costs can either choke us or […]
By: Jeb Spaulding, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges Martha O’Connor, Chair, Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees Governor-elect Scott and the new Legislature have a lot on their plate in the new year. There is one big decision to make that can’t be put off. Will they choose to provide the funding necessary to place […]
A successful partnership between Community College of Vermont and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital provides jobs for graduates. Read the story.
At Vermont Tech, biodigester Big Bertha produces enough electricity to power up to 70 homes on a cold day. Read the story.