Burlington faculty, student groups vote no confidence in president

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The Burlington College board of trustees this week fired back at staff and students who took votes of no confidence in the college president, insisting they are looking for ways to save the school.

Meanwhile, students say they have “deep suspicion” about the school’s viability and the motives of the administration, which they say has strayed from the college’s mission of individuality and critical thinking.

Problems at the small liberal arts school on North Avenue became public in June when the regional board that accredits colleges placed Burlington College on two-year probation because of financial shortcomings.

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