The Middlebury Campus

Facilities department reflect on burden to staff, seeks solutions as property damage continues

Signs from outside the RAJ and Carr Hall were knocked down by students. The repairs, which will require welding the metal bases of the signs, will cost hundreds of dollars, and put additional strain on an already understaffed facilities department.


November 14, 2019

On Monday, Oct. 14, only five weeks into this year, the total residential damage cost for the year came out to about $2,500. If destruction continues at this rate for the remainder of the school year, that could mean somewhere around an unprecedented $16,000 in residential hall damages.

Power Outage Hits College Night Before Classes; Causes Flashlight Party

Emily Ballou '21 posted this meme on Facebook after the power outage.


September 11, 2018

A power outage struck the college and parts of town Monday, plunging students here into darkness the night before the first day of classes. The outage occurred just before 10 p.m., when a fallen branch struck utility equipment on the portion of Weybridge Street between Shannon Street and Murdock ...

Teams Cramped by Construction

By Aleck Silvia Pinto

November 6, 2013

Construction of the College’s new $47 million squash courts and field house, which began in June, has caused unprecedented disruption to many of the teams and coaches who routinely use this space. The construction, which called for the demolition of “The Bubble,” has left the Athletic Department scrambling t...

Facilities Aim For Gold LEED Rating

The new squash center and field house (under construction) feature a host of energy efficiency measures. The former opens Oct. 26, while the latter will be ready in 2014. (Paul Gerard)

By Owen Teach

October 16, 2013

  As construction continues on the new squash center and field house set to transform Peterson Athletics complex into a top-level NESCAC facility, a large amount of emphasis on the sparkling new, $46 million project has been placed on energy efficiency and sustainability. The nine-court squash...

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