University of Vermont

Office of the President

A Message from Tom Sullivan, President

President Tom SullivanWelcome to the University of Vermont! This public ivy of independent thinkers is a distinctive community of engaged learners and distinguished scholars in a vibrant, beautiful natural setting. Our strong tradition of liberal education goes back 223 years and integrates the humanities, the arts, and the sciences to promote broad and deep learning. We are well known for our academic strengths in the liberal arts, environment, healthcare, leadership, and public service. We also have been nationally recognized for our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusivity. Read more >>

Enhancing Quality and Affordability - Strategic Action Plan

  • Promoting Affordability, Financial Access and Academic Support: Our foremost priority is to provide qualified students with “Access to Success” at UVM. We are focused on maximizing prospects for student enrollment and reducing student debt through financial aid, scholarships, and maintaining moderate tuition growth. Read more >>

  • Promoting Academic Excellence and Cultivating Talent: Our recent initiatives foster quality and academic excellence by improving the whole student experience, supporting faculty research and interdisciplinary collaboration, and promoting staff development. The new Enrollment management plan increases domestic student diversity and international student recruitment and rebalances the student-faculty ratio. Read more >>

  • Identifying Necessary Investments to Ensure a Bright Future: Our investments in facilities, infrastructure, information technologies, and green building advance the educational and research mission of the University. As the flagship research institution of the state, we embrace our responsibility to support discovery, learning, and creativity through investments in the sciences, engineering, arts, and libraries. Read more >>

  • Instilling an Institutional Commitment to Efficiency and Effectiveness: Our commitment to efficiency and effectiveness realigns resources, reallocations, and revenue with academic priorities to maintain financial sustainability while achieving our most important goals. The University has made considerable progress in developing a new sustainable Incentive-Based Budget model in consultation with constituents across campus. Read more >>

Integrity Innovation Responsibility

Diversity Statement

Establishing a diverse and inclusive culture is a priority at the University of Vermont. In fact, UVM holds that diversity and academic excellence are inseparable. Read UVM's Why Diversity Statement and Our Common Ground values.

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