Southern Vermont College: The closing of an institution of higher learning
In early March, the Southern Vermont College board of trustees announced that there was “no way forward” for the college because of declining enrollment and related debt problems. They plan to close the institution at the conclusion of the spring semester.
The loss of SVC — one of three private small colleges in Southern Vermont shutting its doors this spring — comes as a shock to the community, as well as to students, faculty and staff who will need new places to study and work.
The Banner has been reporting throughout the process, as the region wrestles with the aftershocks of losing one of the town's key magnets for knowledge and community investment.
SVC employees express frustration as school moves toward closure
State colleges, hospital, lawmakers, others hope to retain key SVC programs
Dozens of schools attend SVC college fair
SVC discussion, possible land donation on table for Select Board meeting
SVC says it will appeal loss of accreditation
More details released on SVC financial condition
'One decision ... affected so many lives': SVC students react to school's imminent closing
Shock as SVC announces closing
Athletes react to SVC closing
SVC by the numbers
Students, past and future, react to closing
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