Burlington College students ask for president's ouster

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Embattled Burlington College President Christine Plunkett emerged from a board of trustees meeting in downtown Burlington Friday morning to be met by a throng of student protesters demanding her resignation.

The confrontation was on the front steps of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, where the college board of trustees began meeting shortly after 10 a.m.

Protesters had marched to the meeting from the college, but had been denied access to the meeting.

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