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Administrators discuss commitments to anti-racism and equity during open meeting

Professor of Dance Christal Brown explains her role in leading the Task Force on Anti-racism for the next two years.

By Lily Jones

October 15, 2020

College administrators and the Student Government Association partnered to host an open meeting on Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Oct. 9.

Student Ambassadors broaden admission office’s reach

Student Ambassadors broaden admission office’s reach

By GIGI HOGAN

February 20, 2020

Maya Gee, Roni Lezema, Dennis Miranda-Cruz, Cynthia Chen and Myles Maxie of the class of 2022 developed Midd Ambassadors in an effort to address the lack of diversity on campus.

International diversity as a mindset instead of a number

International diversity as a mindset instead of a number

By FLORENCE WU

December 5, 2019

International students reflect on the loaded nature of the question: "Where are you from?"

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By MAYA GEE, CYNTHIA CHEN, RONI LEZAMA, MYLES MAXIE, and DENNIS MIRANDA-CRUZ

November 21, 2019

When we arrived on Middlebury’s campus in the fall of 2018, the demographics of the student body saddened us. However, they were not something that surprised us.

2019 Fall Profile shows increases in students of color and from southern states at Middlebury

2019 Fall Profile shows increases in students of color and from southern states at Middlebury

By RILEY BOARD

November 7, 2019

The current student body is the least-white in Middlebury history, with 26% students of color.

“I look at bilingualism as an asset, nothing less”

Vanessa Ruiz gave a lecture, “Speak American: How A News Anchor Became the News,” on Monday, Nov. 4 in the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

By ZEKE HODKIN

November 7, 2019

The PBS news anchor and professor-of-the-practice at Arizona State University gave a lecture detailing her multiple career changes, the backlash she faced for pronouncing words in her accent and the benefits of diversity in the field of journalism.

Rethinking Economics: Student-led initiative aims to increase diversity in economics classes

Economics Department Chair John Maluccio spoke about the benefits of diversity in the economics profession.

By EMMANUEL TAMRAT

October 10, 2019

A new student club hopes to inform people about the broad scope of economics and increase the accessibility of lesser-known student resources.

This isn’t good enough

By MAX PADILLA

September 26, 2019

I’d like to change the way people at Middlebury talk and think about racial issues and this may be my one shot.

Why We Should All Care about This Week’s Finale of “The Bachelor”

By GINGER ADAMS

March 14, 2019

View-baiting promises aside, this season’s finale looked unlike any before it. For the first time, a woman of color competed for the final rose. 

College Socioeconomic Diversity Disappoints

By Philip Bohlman

September 24, 2014

On Sept. 8, The Upshot, a New York Times blog, published a ranking entitled “The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges,” where Middlebury College placed 51st. Five NESCAC schools, Amherst, Wesleyan, Bowdoin, Williams and Hamilton were in the top 50, while Middlebury was between peers Carlet...

Students React to Issues of Diversity

By Jess Berry

March 6, 2013

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Dean of the College and Chief Diversity Officer Shirley Collado sent an all-student email announcing the College’s participation in the Diverse Learning Environments (DLE) survey, conducted by the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at the University of California, Los...

Grant Provides Diversity Funding

By Isabelle Dietz

January 16, 2013

Middlebury, along with Williams College and Connecticut College, collaborated in a new initiative to increase faculty diversity called the Creating Connections Consortium (C3). The program is sponsored by a $4.7 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. “We recognize now that trying to do this alone d...

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