Monthly Archives: April 2011


Norwich Flashback: NU Name Change of 1880

By | April 26th, 2011|

Although enrollment and the financial health of the university were critical when President Schneider replaced President Todd in 1993, historically, the university had seen much worse days. In the second half of the 19th century - partly due to the Civil War and exacerbated by the burning down of the [...]

Norwich Flashback: A Tale of Two Campuses

By | April 1st, 2011|

In the Spring of 1993 the Norwich University Board of Trustees voted to merge Montpelier-based Vermont College (VC) with the Military College of Vermont (MCV) on the Northfield campus. Strategically and financially the move was a no-brainer, but it was not without controversy. For the first time civilian students would [...]