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Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023



Reported cases low in week after mask mandate ends

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 ...

The Setonian

Middlebury receives $25 million for conflict transformation

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 ...

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Acceptance rate drops to 15% for class of 2026

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.


News in Brief: Board of Trustees approves 4.5% tuition increase

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 ...

SGA Special Elections by Susanna Schatz.heic

Seniors, sophomores, and Febs elect new SGA senators

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.

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Former Bread Loaf staff reflect on time away from main campus

Due to over-enrollment during fall 2021, Bread Loaf became an alternate housing option for Middlebury students as a solution for the lack of space on the main campus. As a result, new staff positions in dining, facilities and transportation were added to accomodate a new housing area 30 minutes away. ...

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Students to staff: Alumni employees reflect on time at Middlebury

While Middlebury students often scatter across the globe after graduation, some chose to remain in Vermont and work for the college or return many years later to their alma mater. According to Maggie Paine, director of advancement at the college, 7% of college faculty and staff are alumni. The Campus ...