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Filling in the gaps: on institutional pride and a living wage


November 21, 2019

I personally want to thank The Campus for excellent recent coverage, editorials and overall support for staff here at Middlebury. These have been trying times for many of us.

Faculty express discontent over partner inclusion policies


November 14, 2019

A new survey shows that professors feel the college does not do enough to offer employment opportunities and options to their significant others. So much so, that many faculty have left or considered leaving the college.

Dear staff, from the editorial board


November 7, 2019

We’re saddened that, as a work environment, Middlebury has lost the “family feel” it once had.

Faculty and curriculum changes for upcoming school year

Faculty and curriculum changes for upcoming school year


September 12, 2019

Changes this school year include faculty turn over, the splitting of sociology and anthropology into two departments and a new food studies minor.

Faculty Talk Policy, Articles and Lunch at March Plenary

By Will DiGravio

March 9, 2016

At the monthly plenary faculty meeting on March 4, the faculty discussed a proposal to create an open-access repository at the College. The proposal was presented by Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Svea Closser on behalf of the Open Access Working Group and the Faculty Council. A...

Faculty Talks Requirements and Pass/D/Fail Option

By Philip Bohlman

November 13, 2015

On Friday, the faculty convened for their monthly plenary session to discuss the Cultures and Civilizations Distribution Requirement, the expiration of the Pass/D/Fail option in Dec. 31, 2015 and student mental health. In attendance were roughly 80 faculty. Per committee bylaws, select students were...

Students Dismissed from Faculty Meeting

Students Dismissed from Faculty Meeting

By Claire Abbadi

November 12, 2015

At the monthly plenary faculty meeting on Friday, Nov. 6, the faculty discussed proposed changes to the Cultures and Civilizations requirement and student participation in the Pass/D/Fail system, but when the conversation shifted to student stress, the faculty voted 45-33 to move into an executive session. Faculty...

Matthews Talks Economics and Marxist Ideals

By Katie Schott

May 7, 2014

On Tuesday, April 29, Twilight Auditorium was filled to capacity by 4:30, the start time for the Inaugural Lecture “The Case for Marx,” given by Christian A. Johnson Professor of Economics and Department Chair Peter Matthews.  Jim Ralph, Dean of Faculty Development and Research, had to turn away...

Yeaton Receives Appreciation Award

By Ellie Reinhardt

May 7, 2014

A ceremony was held this past Tuesday in Crossroads café to honor Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Dana Yeaton with the Marjorie Lamberti Faculty Appreciation Award. The annual award was initiated by the SGA as an opportunity to recognize those faculty members who have made an impact on the College. The...

Power Couples

Power Couples

By Emilie Munson

March 19, 2014

As students, we live our lives in proximity to our peers, and thus have the opportunity to see them not only in an intellectual environment, but also in the social sphere. We see our friends on dining hall dates, at Atwater parties, on long walks to the organic farm, and “studying” in the library...

College Grants Tenure to Four

By Viviana Altamirano

January 22, 2014

At the December 2013 Board of Trustees meeting, Professor of Philosophy Lorraine Besser-Jones, Professor of Economics Nicholas Muller, Professor of French William Poulin-Deltour, and Professor of Political Science Amy Yuen were promoted from assistant professors to the rank of associate professor without limit of...

Poll Seeks Info on Attendance

By Emily Singer

December 4, 2013

During the week of Nov. 18, prior to Thanksgiving break, the Faculty Council, in consultation with members of the administration, sent a survey to all faculty with the goal of learning about pre-vacation attendance policies across the College. Classes are typically held on the Monday and Tuesday before...

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