New Title IX Policy Could Upend College Procedures

By SARAH ASCH

December 6, 2018

College officials expressed concern that new Title IX regulations would significantly change procedures, but also expressed appreciation for the increased flexibility that the new policies might provide.

GSFS Professor Sujata Moorti Named Dean of Faculty

By KATE CRISCITIELLO

November 8, 2018

Sujata Moorti will become the college’s new dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs starting July 2019. 

Sue Ritter Transitions to New Role

By CATHERINE POLLACK

November 8, 2018

Title IX Coordinator Sue Ritter ’83 will step down from her current position and become special assistant to the president, associate secretary to the board and director of community relations starting on Thursday, Nov. 15. President Laurie L. Patton announced the move in a school-wide email Monday....

Proctor Performance Satirizes Patton Administration

Proctor Performance Satirizes Patton Administration

By SABINE POUX

November 15, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

College Administration Revokes MiddView Funding Request

By NICK GARBER

February 23, 2017

On Feb. 19 at the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, President Karina Toy ’17 revealed that President of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton had previously informed her that the administration would be capable of funding the $50,000 for MiddView orientation trips without help from the SGA. Toy’s...

Admin Turns to SGA for MiddView Funding

By NICK GARBER and WILL DIGRAVIO

January 19, 2017

Representatives from the College administration formally asked members of the Student Government Association (SGA) on Jan. 15 to assist in the funding of MiddView orientation trips for three years, beginning in fall 2017. MiddView trips in their current form — mandatory for all students and free...

Students Petition for a ‘Sanctuary Campus’

Students Petition for a ‘Sanctuary Campus’

December 1, 2016

Middlebury College moved to increase its support of current and prospective students who are living in the country illegally, according to a statement released by Laurie L. Patton over Thanksgiving break, in an emphatic rebuke of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s promises to end illegal immigration. The...

The Glaurie Ride: A Trip to McDonalds with Patton

By Charlie Ascher

January 20, 2016

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...

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