Lyndon State College

Lyndon State College is facing yet-to-be-specified NCAA sanctions for improperly awarding sports-related scholarships.
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Lyndon State College is facing National Collegiate Athletic Association sanctions for improperly awarding sports leadership scholarships up until last spring.

Dr. Elaine Collins, the current president of Johnson State College, will become president of the new Northern Vermont University on July 1.
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Dr. Elaine Collins, current president of Johnson State College, will find herself in charge of a brand-new higher education institution called Northern Vermont University on July 1.

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In fewer than two years, Johnson State College and Lyndon State College will join together as one school with two campuses. Talk of the unification plan has been circling around both campuses since the semester started.

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At its board meeting Thursday morning, the Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees voted unanimously to unify Johnson and Lyndon State Colleges into one school with "two distinctive campuses," starting in July 2018.

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How does Lyndon Johnson State College sound?  With the Vermont State College System struggling to keep up with rising costs, officials have recommended merging Johnson State and Lyndon State Colleges.

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Lyndon State College and Johnson State College are poised to merge into a single institution. The board that oversees the Vermont state college system has given preliminary approval to the merger.

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For the first time, a Vermont state college is entering into a partnership with a community college in another state. Lyndon State will offer classes this spring on a campus of Northern Essex Community College, in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Lyndon State College announced five staff cuts Wednesday as part of a new budget strategy formed over the past few months.

The layoffs come as the college is confronting declining enrollments and stagnant state support.