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The Middlebury Campus previously sat down with College President Ronald D. Liebowitz in the fall to discuss his time at the College. This is the second and final installment of the conversation, which took place prior to and after the announcement of Laurie L. Patton as the College’s 17th President.
Duke University Dean of Arts & Sciences Laurie L. Patton was in the middle of creating an ambitious new outreach forum, the Duke Forum for Scholars and Publics, when her idea hit a roadblock.
The College suspended the social house Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) on March 24 after it concluded KDR members had violated the College’s hazing policy.
Novelist, poet and College writer-in-residence Julia Alvarez ’71 will deliver this year’s commencement address. Alvarez, along with four others, will receive an honorary degree at the May 24 ceremony.
Over the past year, the Campus has investigated the untold story of the creation of the Honor Code. Although the story of the origins of the Honor Code at Middlebury is often that of a system fashioned by students and for students, the historical picture is much murkier.
On Saturday night, a large fire engulfed a non-College house at 107 Weybridge Street rented by five College students. None of the students were harmed. Middlebury Fire Department Chief David Shaw said the cause of the fire is as of yet unknown.
Changes to tuition and senior housing are on the table following the latest meeting of the Board of Trustees. While the Trustees tackled a variety of topics in their January 22 to 24 meeting, their discussions indicate two significant changes in the months ahead for the College’s finances and infrastructure.
Students, faculty and staff walked out of classrooms and offices on Monday, Dec. 1 to stand in solidarity with Ferguson, Mo. in light of the recent grand jury decision not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Dr. Laurie L. Patton was named Middlebury College’s 17th president on Nov. 18, and the College’s first female president in its 214-year history. Patton is currently dean of the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences at Duke University.
Mary Robinson, the former President of Ireland, will visit the College on Oct. 25 to deliver a lecture. Robinson, the seventh and first female President[…]
The Middlebury Campus sat down with College President Ronald D. Liebowitz to discuss his time at the College.
On Oct. 17, President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz announced several administrative changes in an all-campus email. Included was the news that Dean of[…]
13 miles of sidewalk. Over 300 acres. Even for a 14-year Landscape Services veteran like John Quelch, these numbers are daunting. Nevertheless, Quelch has an eye for detail.
Priceless books such as Henry David Thoreau’s personal copy of “Walden” are kept in Special Collections.
When the Biomass plant, a lynchpin of Middlebury College’s carbon neutrality goal, shuts down, it is a massive undertaking. Starting the night of Thursday, Oct. 10, the plant’s input of wood chips was stalled, the burners died down and steam pumping through the College’s pipes was heated by oil instead of the gasification process.
Instead of the steady hum of steam and woodchips moving through pipes, on Monday, Oct. 14, the biomass plant was a hive of activity.
Wes Doner climbs into the driver’s seat of the truck and pulls on a pair of plastic gloves. “Are you guys ready?” he asks with a grin.
Although much of the attention on immigration reform in Congress centers on the policy toward illegal immigrants, Professor of Public Policy at the College of[…]