Southern Vermont College

Southern Vermont College

James White, the Provost and Dean of Southern Vermont College in Bennington, was recently named the next executive director of the Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen spoke with White to discuss his plans for the Adams, Massachusetts charter school.

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The former acting president of Southern Vermont College has killed himself after being accused of embezzling $400,000 from the school.

Vermont State Police say James Beckwith was found dead in his home Wednesday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.