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Community Council Update

By Nick Garber

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, members of the newly-formed Bias Response Team visited Community Council to present their group’s mission and invite feedback. “The three core pieces of what we are thinking as we move forward are prevention,...

William Finnegan To Give Talk On New Memoir

By Ellie Reinhardt

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

William Finnegan has spent his career writing and reporting for The New Yorker, but his auto-biography, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, exposes a life dedicated to surfing and the search for the perfect wave. This Tuesday, Feb. 23, Finnegan will pres...

Off-Campus Approvals Dwindle

By Christian Jambora

February 17, 2016

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The annual off-campus housing lottery was conducted on Tuesday, Feb. 16 in Crossroads Café as a part of the 2016-17 Housing Process. The lottery brought the total number of students approved to live-off campus next fall to 75,...

Petition Calls For Additional Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

By Nicole Caci

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

A new student petition, viewable at go/peeinpeace, urges the College to make all of its bathrooms in public spaces — such as libraries, dining halls and academic buildings — gender-neutral. Octavio Hingle-Webster ’17 and...

Three Faculty Members Granted Tenure

By Mitch Perry

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

Last month, the College awarded tenure and the title of associate professor to three faculty members – Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Chong-suk Han, Associate Professor of Spanish Enrique Garcia and Associate...

Trustees Meet, Talk Diversity and Inclusion

By Holden Barnett

January 27, 2016

Filed under News

The trustees who serve on the College Board of Overseers discussed diversity and inclusivity last week during one of three of the Board of Trustees’ annual conferences. The Board’s governance system is divided into three Boards...

New VP for Advancement

By Nick Garber

January 27, 2016

Filed under News

The College announced on Jan. 14 that Colleen Fitzpatrick, a current administrator at Duke University, will succeed Jim Keyes  as Middlebury’s next Vice President for Advancement. Fitzpatrick currently serves as an Assistant...

SGA Update

By Tess Weitzner

January 27, 2016

Filed under News

The SGA meeting on Jan. 17 began with announcements from Director of Membership Zak Fisher ’16 who proxied for SGA President Ilana Gratch ’16. Fisher welcomed Abbie Spector ’17 who is replacing Michael Brady ’17.5 as Chief...

Atomic Energy Makes Waves

Atomic Energy Makes Waves

January 27, 2016