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UVI Adopts Amended Sexual Harassment Policy, Falling in Line With U.S. D.O.E. Action Strengthening Protections…

Staff Consortium | October 25, 2020

In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday, via Zoom, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the University’s Sexual Harassment Policy, UVI has made known. Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law that states that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal assistance. Title IX applies to all educational institutions that receive federal funds. The Office of Civil Rights of the United States Department of Education (US DOE) enforces Title IX regulations. In May 2020, the U.S. D.O.E. took action intended to strengthen Title IX protections for survivors of sexual misconduct and…

Trump Administration Signs Agreement With USVI to…

Staff Consortium | October 22, 2020

The Trump administration on Thursday signed a preliminary agreement to pursue a land swap between the…

224 Students Receive $312k in Scholarships From Community…

Staff Consortium | October 21, 2020

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has awarded $312,750 in scholarship awards and…

Hotel and Tourism Association Awards Two UVI Students…

Staff Consortium | October 08, 2020

University of the Virgin Islands sophomores Omaira Rachid and J’Mari Clarke were awarded $5,000 in scholarships…

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UVI to Offer New Minor in Data Science This Fall

Staff Consortium | August 24, 2020

The University of the Virgin Islands announced Monday that come this Fall, it will offer a new minor in data science. The new program, housed in the School of Science and Mathematics, is a multidiscip...

Dept. of Education Details Virtual Learning Plan

Staff Consortium | August 14, 2020

After announcing last week that learning would be virtual-only until at least February 2021, the Department of Education on Thursday detailed the plan, providing information on a myriad of important i...

UVI to Host First Virtual New Student Convocation

Staff Consortium | August 11, 2020

The University of the Virgin Islands said Tuesday it will host its first Virtual Fall 2020 convocation for new and transfer students from both the Albert A. Sheen and St. Thomas Campuses. The joint ce...

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