Campus Monitor - University of Vermont

Student Voices

  • November 9, 2016 – University of Vermont Student (Isabelle) “[The sign with a swastika] made me feel terrified and nauseous. It was like a punch in the stomach about this reality … that we’re facing.” Read more
  • November 9, 2016 – University of Vermont Jewish Student (Arielle) “The part [about seeing a swastika on campus] that is the most disturbing is that this occurred on the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a night [in 1938] where almost 200 synagogues [in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia] were destroyed, over 8,000 Jewish shops were sacked and looted and tens of thousands of Jews were removed to concentration camps.” Read more
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    Antisemitism Tracker

    Total Antisemitic Activity:

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    ClassificationDate-Description
    TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
    HISTORICAL
    11/9/16 – A swastika was found spray painted over a Donald Trump campaign sign. A Hillel engagement intern found the sign and swastika, as it was located on the lawn of a house a few doors down from the campus Hillel.

     

    In the News ?

    November 9, 2016:
    The Vermont Cynic – Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

    December 30, 2013:
    UNIVERSITY STATEMENT – President’s Statement on ASA Boycotts

    December 30, 2013:
    UNIVERSITY STATEMENT – President’s Statement on ASA Boycotts

    Online petition penned by SJP-UVM
    (description note: calls on UVM to divest from “companies profiting from the occupation of Palestine”)

     

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    BDS Tracker

    No divestment vote has taken place.


    BDS Instigators: Student & Faculty


    STUDENT BDS

    Student Group(s) Promoting BDS: 1
    SJP (inactive)

    FACULTY BDS

    Number of Faculty Endorsing the Academic Boycott of Israel: 2

    1. Christopher Gagnon
    2. Helen Scott