Doug Adams Resigns as Associate Dean of Students

Doug Adams Resigns as Associate Dean of Students

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

June 27, 2018


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He will become the dean of students at Franklin & Marshall College.

College Executives Make Up Elite of Addison County

College Executives Make Up Elite of  Addison County

By AMELIA POLLARD

May 9, 2018


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In recent months, executive pay has sparked controversy among faculty, staff and students as tax forms and op-eds have prompted a negative response to the salaries of the college’s top administrators. Executives at universities across the country earn high salaries as the competitive job market...

College Plans to Fundraise for Growing Financial Aid

By ELAINE VELIE

May 9, 2018


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Although Middlebury College has yet to set targets for its goal to increase the number of students receiving financial aid, the incoming first-year class will have more students on financial aid than this year’s first-year class. This unexpected increase is due to Middlebury’s need blind admissions policy, ...

Patton Forms New Cabinet of Senior Administrators

By BOCHU DING

May 9, 2018


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President Laurie L. Patton announced changes this week within the senior leadership group, the 17-member advisory council. A nine-member cabinet will be formed out of that group to “improve the efficiency of decision making” in Old Chapel. The new cabinet represents some of Patton’s closest advisor...

Athletes of Color Form Group in Response to Lack of Diversity

By NICOLE POLLACK

May 9, 2018


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The percentage of students of color on sports teams is lower than Middlebury’s already low percentage of students of color on campus. Middlebury is 63 percent white, and of the ollege’s 2561 students, only 25 percent identify as domestic US students of color, according to the fall 2017 student profi...

GSFS Game Night Explores Feminist and Queer Theories

GSFS Game Night Explores Feminist and Queer Theories

By EMMA PATCH

May 9, 2018


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The Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies Department (GSFS) hosted the first ever themed game night last Friday in the Chateau Grand Salon. Students and faculty came together to explore feminist and queer theory through games designed and created by students in two GSFS classes. Professor Carly Thom...

Homecoming Parade Wins Tradition Contest

By ELAINE VELIE and ETHAN BRADY

May 9, 2018


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The college announced the winner of the new traditions contest this week. The winning entry, submitted by sophomores Emily Barnard, Ben Snow, Kate Zecca and Sophia Peluso, will be a “Panther Day” parade from downtown Middlebury to the Kirk Alumni Center. The pep band and the panther mascot will lea...

College Recruits from Richer, Whiter High Schools than Peers

By BOCHU DING

May 2, 2018


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College recruitment data cited in a recent New York Times article reveals a trend of recruitment at whiter and richer high schools, with Middlebury’s recruitment strategy noticeably lacking in comparison to its peers that demonstrate a more diversity-conscious approach.  The article, “Colleges Recruit at Richer, Wh...

Students Took Koch Money to Fund On-Campus Lecture

Students Took Koch Money to Fund On-Campus Lecture

By CAROLINE KAPP

May 2, 2018


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The college’s Open Campus Initiative (OCI) hosted a talk on free speech in large part through funding from the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS), a libertarian think tank. Charles Koch, an astronomically wealthy champion of the right who has helped back the Tea Party among other Republican cause...

Student-Led Zero Energy Team Wins National Prize for Elementary School Design

Student-Led Zero Energy Team Wins National Prize for Elementary School Design

By NICOLE POLLACK

May 2, 2018


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The Middlebury Race to Zero team won the elementary schools contest in the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual Race to Zero Student Design competition held in Golden, Colorado from April 20-22. The college competed against 40 teams from 34 colleges and universities to design marketable, economically...

Davis Library Says No to Collecting Data on Patrons

Davis Library Says No to Collecting Data on Patrons

By ETHAN BRADY

May 2, 2018


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The debate about data privacy unfolding in national newspapers and the halls of Congress has finally reached the college on the hill. This time, privacy advocates have something to rejoice in. In a memo last week, the Davis Family Library announced it would not keep records on borrowing history for...

24/7 Lib Here to Stay… for Now

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

May 2, 2018


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Davis Family Library will remain open for 24 hours each day of finals week, according to Michael Roy, the dean of the library. Roy reached this decision after considering student survey data and deliberating with administrators and members of the Student Government Association.  Roy does want to limit the library’s open ho...

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