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Jan 8, 2015 11:36:16 AM
Burlington College has updated the purchase and sale agreement with developer Eric Farrell, which continues to be on track for a late January 2015 closing. The deal is moving forward smoothly with no forseen obstacles.
This revised purchase and sale agreement builds on the prior agreement. Of the 33 acres of property currently owned, the College will retain 6 acres with Farrell purchasing the balance. Two acres of the property will remain undeveloped and open to the public, in addition to an easement alllowing access to the beach from the northern boundary of the property. A non-refundable upfront payment of $150,000 has already been made by Farrell as a part of this agreement.
Topics: Community Engagement
Nov 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Sep 23, 2014 10:56:00 AM
Topics: Community Engagement
Sep 1, 2014 5:30:00 PM
The Burlington College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the formation of a transition team to lead the College while it searches for a new President to replace Christine Plunkett, who resigned last week.
Aug 28, 2014 11:00:00 AM
Over the last several weeks, the local media has run numerous stories about the College. There have been many inaccurate or incomplete statements published. Despite several interviews with reporters, the full answers to the questions have not been reflected in the resulting stories. We've gathered the following statements made by the media and shared our facts, as they relate to each one.
Jul 7, 2014 12:23:00 PM
In 2011, Burlington College moved from the 16,000 square foot Colodny building up North Avenue to its current location. Within the 90,000 square feet of the former Burlington Catholic Diocese headquarters, the College is bustling with students and community events, and working to meet the vision set forth during the purchase of the new campus and subsequent change in leadership. As is typical of any evolving business, the College’s growth is not without bumps in the road.
Following its recent review of Burlington College, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), which accredits educational institutions in New England, placed the College on probation status for up to two years for failure to meet one of eleven standards. The standard of concern is based on financial resources, and does not relate to the College’s academic strengths. Burlington College remains accredited during the period of probation.
Feb 10, 2014 9:30:00 AM
This post is by August Cyr '16, a Cinema Studies and Film Production major at Burlington College. Each year, the College sends a group of students to the Sundance Film Festival to learn from those that have been chosen to present their films. Matt Wohl, Faculty Chair of the Film School, led the trip.
Jan 29, 2014 11:24:31 AM
Tonight, Ethan Allen Nights opens in The Gallery at Burlington College. An opening reception begins at 5 p.m. and includes the artist talking about her work. The show runs from January 29 to February 28, 2014.
Topics: The Gallery
Dec 30, 2013 2:32:00 PM
In many ways the concert was similar to others that Burlington College Director of Music and violinist Michael Dabroski has performed: a church full of eager faces, engaged by Michael’s animated play, enthralled with the symmetrical beauty of Bach’s chamber music. Only this December concert was in the Gaza Strip, a highly populated war-sieged strip of land, currently under flood conditions with unemployment exceeding 70 percent, attended by a people of Muslim and Christian faiths starved for art and music and freedom.
It was no easy task getting into (and out of) Gaza and included a chauffeured armored escort with the French consulate and a six-hour wait through a Hamas checkpoint. Currently the United States does not recognize the government of Gaza, and warns its citizens about entering the area.
Burlington College is a small, creative, private liberal arts institution located in Burlington, Vermont. Located on the shore of Lake Champlain, the College has been recognized as having the most free-spirited students in one of the healthiest states in the country.
The College offers Associate, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, as well as an Individualized Master’s degree program, and several professional certificate programs.