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College Dean to Step Down at Year’s End

College Dean to Step Down at Year’s End

By WILL DIGRAVIO

Katy Smith Abbott will leave her post as dean of the college but remain at Middlebury as a professor. She did not say whether her resignation was related to the Charles Murray incident.

August 4, 20173 Comments

News

Faculty Punt on Free Speech

Faculty Punt on Free Speech

By ETHAN BRADY

May’s meeting saw no changes to college protest policy, but it did feature a special session in which reporters were forced to leave the room.

August 8, 20171 Comment

Second Wave of Murray Protesters Face Discipline

Second Wave of Murray Protesters Face Discipline

By WILL DIGRAVIO

The college put 19 students on probation for disrupting a lecture by Charles Murray, capping a tumultuous semester with a set of punishments that many criticize as either too harsh or too lenient.

May 10, 20176 Comments

Opinion

‘A’ Doesn’t Stand for Average

By S.J. Fossett

Accepting that we can be less than perfect is something that we must teach ourselves. Getting a C on your transcript should be a badge of honor.

May 10, 2017No Comments

An Initial Statement of Our Principles

By FACULTY FOR AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

This document represents an initial statement on the principles of inclusivity, civil freedoms and community, drafted by a group of more than 40 faculty members at Middlebury, which formed in the wake of ...

May 10, 20171 Comment

Local

Vermonters ‘Green Up’ Their Communities

Vermonters ‘Green Up’ Their Communities

By AMELIA POLLARD

An annual tradition begun in 1970 by the former governor has residents orchestrating a deep clean of public spaces in all 251 of Vermont’s towns.

May 10, 2017

Arts & Sciences

The Bi Hall Telescope: A Closer Look

The Bi Hall Telescope: A Closer Look

By ASHER LANTZ

The Champlain Valley is prime real estate for stargazing. The technician at the Mittelman Observatory explains why.

May 10, 2017