Drug Violations Plummet at UVM
(Burlington Free Press, Oct. 6) The University of Vermont has seen a dramatic drop in drug and alcohol violations. A new public safety report showed a drop from 682 drug violations in 2013 to 318 last year, and 1,000 alcohol violations to 675. The university had created several programs designed to curb high risk drug and alcohol use. While administors hesitate to say the programs are the reason behind the drop, it believes it's helped change the culture on campus. The programs include substance-free dorms, wellness classes, and community outreach. All programs are voluntary. READ MORE.