Proctor Performance Satirizes Patton Administration

Proctor Performance Satirizes Patton Administration

By SABINE POUX

November 15, 2017


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As students filed in and out of Proctor dining hall on Monday afternoon, a group of student actors staged a performance activism piece called “Laurie’s Big Apology” on Proctor Terrace. Performers played a cast of characters from the administration, board of trustees and student body, while other ...

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

By THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS

November 14, 2017


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College president Laurie Patton sent a school wide email on Wed., Nov. 8, inviting students, faculty and staff, to a town hall the following day, Nov. 9. “It is clear to me and, I believe, to many of you, that the essential bond of trust and assumption of good intentions that should unite us is ...

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

By KYLE NAUGHTON

November 8, 2017


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The Student Government Association (SGA) has recently formulated a common agenda in collaboration with the administration and president of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton. The agenda lists nine specific points that the administration and the SGA will collectively work to address in the coming years. Patton p...

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

By KYLE NAUGHTON

November 1, 2017


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The Student Government Association (SGA) has recently formulated a common agenda in collaboration with the administration and President of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton. The agenda lists nine specific points that the administration and the SGA will collectively work to address in the coming years. Patton p...

Patton to Attend Free Speech Conference

Patton to Attend Free Speech Conference

By ETHAN BRADY

October 11, 2017


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President Laurie L. Patton will travel to the University of Chicago this weekend to be a panelist at a “free expression” conference, forgoing the annual president’s address that traditionally occurs on Fall Family Weekend. Susan Baldridge, the college provost, will address families on Saturday m...

The Glaurie Ride: A Trip to McDonalds with Patton

By Charlie Ascher

January 20, 2016


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Loyal fans, I write to you from Jersey Mike’s sub shop in the beautiful Newark International Airport to report that something ‘glaurieous’ emerged from the pit of despair that was exam week. Like a phoenix, the car column rises out of the darkness of exams and into the glaurie of the light. If...

“Reflection Friday”: A Discussion with President Laurie L. Patton

“Reflection Friday”: A Discussion with President Laurie L. Patton

By Emma McDonald

November 11, 2015


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What matters to our President Laurie L. Patton, and why? The Center for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) hosted its third “Reflection Friday” on Nov. 6 in Wilson Hall featuring President Patton. Middlebury’s Reflection Fridays consist of an hour-long reflective talk by a student, faculty member, s...

Reflections from Old Chapel

Reflections from Old Chapel

By Laurie Patton

September 17, 2015


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I am delighted to watch the campus transform itself from summer to autumn rhythms as the students return. I have been eager to dive in to the everyday life of the College. Many of you were here over the summer, and brought bread and vegetables and many other gifts of welcome. Thank you! And many of...

Patton Weighs in on College’s Challenges, Opportunities

Patton Weighs in on College’s Challenges, Opportunities

By Joe Flaherty

April 22, 2015


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Duke University Dean of Arts & Sciences Laurie L. Patton was in the middle of creating an ambitious new outreach forum, the Duke Forum for Scholars and Publics, when her idea hit a roadblock. The world-renowned historian she had appointed the director of the forum wanted a premier space on campus...

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