Tag Archives: Castleton University

Local News
February 28, 2018

Layoffs ahead; University to cut nearly 10 percent of operating budget

CASTLETON—Castleton University announced Friday, Feb. 23, that as part of a comprehensive response to a projected operating loss of $1.5 million for the current year, it will restructure its current workforce through a combination of layoffs, position eliminations, and early retirements. The restructuring will also enable the…

Local News
February 21, 2018

Kristel Fillmore: living her dream at Killington

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON—With parents who were avid skiers, Kristel Fillmore was one of the lucky kids who skied from an early age. Although she was born in Somers Point, N.J., her parents took the family

to Pico Mountain where Fillmore learned to ski…

Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk
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December 7, 2017

Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk

CASTLETON—The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) Board of Trustees announced Friday, Dec. 1, that Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium will be renamed Dave Wolk Stadium in honor of his 16 years of visionary service as University President.

Governor Phil Scott was on hand to read the official VSCS…

Karen Scolforo assumes presidency at Castleton University
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December 7, 2017

Karen Scolforo assumes presidency at Castleton University

CASTLETON—Karen M. Scolforo, Ed.D., has began her tenure as President of Castleton University. Officially, her first day at the helm was Dec. 4.

Scolforo is the fourth woman to lead the University since its founding in 1787, and the tenth president of the modern era….

Local News
October 25, 2017

REDC to celebrate Rutland County successes

RUTLAND—Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has announced the agenda for its 80th annual meeting, set for Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Casella Theater at Castleton University. Governor Phil Scott will provide the keynote address.

“Through collaboration with many partners, our…

Local News
February 1, 2017

Castleton adds more downtown student housing

RUTLAND—Castleton University, in a continuing partnership with MKF Properties and Mark Foley, Jr., will expand its housing options in downtown Rutland to include apartments in the Gryphon Building at the corner of West Street and Merchants Row. The second floor of the building will be…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
November 22, 2016

Castleton offers refugee education course in Rutland

RUTLAND—Castleton’s ongoing support for the local Rutland Syrian refugee resettlement efforts continues in an academic setting as the university works to educate and support teachers and other social service practitioners who may work closely with the newly relocated refugee populations in schools or other educational…