Southern Vermont College hires new CFO

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Southern Vermont College announced the appointment of a new financial executive Tuesday with nearly two decades of past experience in both higher education and the corporate sector.

Claire Wurmfeld, who most recently served as associate vice president of financial planning at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Fla., was appointed to the position.

She’ll be on campus starting July 8.

The new chief financial officer/chief operating officer replaces James Beckwith, the former CFO who resigned and was under investigation for embezzlement when he committed suicide in February.

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