Welcome from the Dean
It has been a wonderful, busy, productive year for the College but I have to say that the highlight is always seeing our students graduate and getting to meet their families. We had a gorgeous, sunny (and hot!) day for Commencement on May 20th and it was nice to have the University and College ceremonies outside and on the UVM Green again. Read more.
Cepeda-Benito Named Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
Antonio Cepeda-Benito, dean of faculties and associate provost and professor of psychology at Texas A&M University, has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Vermont, effective July 16, 2012. Cepeda-Benito comes to UVM as an accomplished administrator and respected researcher with more than 50 articles published in leading peer-reviewed journals in psychology and pharmacology. Read more.
Spotlight on the English Department
In July 2009, I took over as chair of the English Department following Loka Losambe’s decision to step down after a successful three-year period serving in this position. During my tenure as chair, I simply tried to continue the fine legacy he had established. However, I quickly learned that chairing one of the largest and most diverse departments at UVM is a daunting task. Read more from Professor Tony Magistrale.
CAS Honors Ceremony Celebrates Top Seniors
Faculty, students and their families gathered on Friday, May 18th to recognize the outstanding achievements of seniors from all departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more.