Administrators announced a 2% raise for faculty and staff that will go into effect on July 1. The college will also work to alleviate wage compression and initiate new department-specific bonuses, according to the email announcements.
Jake Gaughan is an Editor at Large.
He previously served as an Opinion Editor and News Editor.
A year after the resurrection of the Middlebury AAUP, employees reflect on the group's accomplishments and next steps.
Besides Panopto lectures and PolicyPath surveys, one of the most drastic changes to Middlebury College life in the pandemic has been the digitization of Middlebury’s social scene and community spaces. For students, many of these online spaces are familiar: the all-powerful meme page, topical Twitter ...
First-year Feb Isabeau Trimble ’24.5 returned to their room on Tuesday morning to find the contents of the whiteboard on their door edited to display a homophobic slur. A resident of Forest Hall, Trimble had originally written “FAQ” on the board followed by a few personal fun facts. On Tuesday, ...
Since 2005, Middlebury College has been affiliated with its graduate school for international studies in California, a leader in anti-terrorism and nonproliferation studies and language teaching. But the road to integration between the institutions has been rocky, and concerns about MIIS’ financial ...
With the failure of the faculty motion, faculty and staff at both schools must learn how to better connect with their counterparts. Many are optimistic that the pandemic and its technological shifts will enable better collaboration and community.
While the faculty motion cites budgetary concerns in its opposition to MIIS, supporters of Monterey suggest deeper cultural forces are at play. Different personal and professional experiences with the Institute inform vastly different opinions on the role of MIIS with the College.
As news of the faculty vote reached Monterey, many faculty members were disheartened. Although today the institute is very much a part of the college, and after painful austerity measures, the faculty vote was a harsh reminder of how some at the college feel about the graduate school.