Starting in the fall of 2022, Middlebury will offer half-credit courses, which will either run at full strength for just the first or second half of the semester or run at “half-strength,” meaning that the class will meet more infrequently than usual classes throughout the entire semester.
While sitting in her Conversations with Environmental Icons class last spring, Kamryn You Mak ’23.5 began to feel sad and frustrated with the exclusivity and elitism surrounding outdoor and environmental culture at Middlebury. You Mak decided to create Fostering Inclusive Recreation Experiences (FIRE), ...
A motion urging the administration to raise faculty and staff wages by 10% across the board passed during the college’s monthly faculty meeting on Friday, April 8.
For the past two weeks, from Sunday to Wednesday, 150 to 400 students have trekked over to Ross’ Fireplace Lounge to enjoy the recent return of 10 o’clock Ross, which serves cereal, bagels and drinks from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Middlebury is one of 14 colleges around the U.S. that partner with Matriculate, a national nonprofit organization that strives to give high school students the confidence and knowledge to strategically apply to top universities.
As graduation season approaches, preparation for commencement ceremonies for the classes of 2020, 2020.5 and 2022 has begun.
Reported Covid-19 cases at Middlebury remained low in the week since students returned from spring break, after the college shifted to an optional mask mandate on March 18 and stopped requiring weekly Covid-19 testing on March 13. According to the college’s Covid-19 reporting dashboard, there are ...
Middlebury has announced a $25 million grant from an anonymous donor to create the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Collaborative in Conflict Transformation, a concept designed to reframe the way in which peacebuilding initiatives are discussed and pursued. The money will be doled out over the next seven years ...
The overall acceptance rate for this year was 15% from a pool of around 13,000 applicants. This marks the new lowest rate in public record, slightly lower than the 15.7% of 11,908 applicants admitted in last year’s admissions cycle.
Students who lived at Bread Loaf, Marriott or Inn on the Green to receive priority in spring room drawMarch 31, 2022
The 63 students who were assigned housing at Bread Loaf are eligible for an advanced housing selection process.
The Board of Trustees approved a 4.5% increase in tuition on March 15, raising the total cost of undergraduate tuition to $62,000 and room and board to $17,800 for the 2022–23 academic year. Additionally, the student activities fee will increase $20 to $460. An announcement released by the college ...
Povitz will begin a tenure-track position in the History department in July.
More than 400 students have tested positive for Covid-19 since the beginning of the spring semester — with more than 100 cases reported on certain days during the past four weeks — leaving professors to reconsider how they should include students who cannot attend in-person class.
The college administration, alongside the Student Government Association (SGA), the Russian department and individual student groups, have sent out emails in recent weeks with official statements and information regarding campus-wide talks and fundraising efforts.
St. Stephen’s College — the only Middlebury partner in India that accepts men — informed Middlebury in February that it would not accept any students from the college for the 2022–23 academic year, prompting the program-wide suspension.
During their quarantines, many Middlebury students with Covid-19 have struggled to get food, stay up to date with their classes and interpret the college’s expectations for students who test positive.
Two packs of antigen tests containing four tests total were distributed to each student in the testing center and dining halls throughout the week.
Ting Cui ’25.5 and Faith Wood ’24.5 were elected in normal Feb elections, while Michael Eller ’24, Joel Machado ’22 and Nia Williams ’22 were elected in special elections and will serve their class years for the remainder of the academic year.
After more than three years at Middlebury, Visiting Assistant Professor of History Lana Povitz may be leaving the college — but not if a group of student organizers has anything to do with it. Current and former students of Povitz’s have put together a website, a demonstration and op-ed over the ...