E. Thomas SullivanE. Thomas Sullivan has been named as the 26th president of the University of Vermont. Currently a visiting fellow at NYU Law, Sullivan has previously served as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of the University of Minnesota, and also as dean of the Unniversity of Minnesota Law School. A specialist in antitrust law and complex litigation, Sullivan is the co-author of Complex Litigation (2010), Understanding Antitrust and its Economic Implications (fifth edition, 2009), and the author of Antitrust Law, Policy, and Procedure (sixth edition, 2009). Sullivan's appointment at the University of Vermont will officially begin on July 15, 2012.

"I am thrilled with the opportunity to be the next president of the University of Vermont," Sullivan said of his new position. "I look forward to the many opportunities that the University of Vermont has to move forward in advancing its already high quality and strong reputation. Burlington, a quintessential New England community and college town, will be a delightful place to live given its strong sense of community and place."

Posted February 28, 2012