BURLINGTON — The Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies has appointed two leaders from the higher education sector to its board of directors; University of Vermont Provost Dr. David Rosowsky and Champlain College President Don Laackman.
Rosowsky has served as provost and senior vice president of UVM since 2013.
Laackman was named president of Champlain College in 2014.
Founded by the Vermont Technology Council, UVM and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy in 2005, VCET serves as the innovation epicenter in Vermont where higher education, economic development and entrepreneurs intersect in order to start and scale new business ventures. VCET hosts over 190 co-working and startup members across three facilities in downtown Middlebury, and in Burlington at UVM and the FairPoint Technology Hub, and has advised more than 1,600 businesses and entrepreneurs across Vermont.