Following final semester, College of St. Joseph charts new course

Following final semester, College of St. Joseph charts new course

Nina Keck, VPR News June 19, 2019   Like other Vermont institutions struggling with declining enrollment and unsustainable finances, College of St. Joseph in Rutland held its final commencement last month. But college president Jennifer Scott said CSJ is working...
The need for more workers and taxpayers

The need for more workers and taxpayers

Dustin Degree, Executive Director of the State Workforce Development Board and a Special Assistant to Governor Phil Scott March 6, 2019   The Legislature’s Next Generation Commission was asked to “develop a plan to encourage Vermonters to live and work in...
Report examines what “free college” really means

Report examines what “free college” really means

Pearl Stewart, Diverse Issues in Higher Education June 9, 2019   As the term “free college” becomes a common refrain among policymakers, educators and political candidates, researchers at a progressive think tank have found that despite “astonishing” growth, many...
For a strong Vermont, connect with youth

For a strong Vermont, connect with youth

Liz Schlegel, Executive Director at Alchemist Foundation Jen Kimmich, co-founder and CEO of the Alchemist Brewery and board chair of Alchemist Foundation February 12, 2019 Dear grown-ups, we have a proposal for us all. Let’s start talking with our young people about...