The 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner brings a message of hope, compassion, and wisdom during two days at Middlebury, his third visit to the College.
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The funds will help ACTR pay for the construction of its Community Transportation Center, which will be located in Middlebury off of Creek Road.
Continuing a tradition that started during Middlebury's Bicentennial in 2000, President Liebowitz honored two citizens for their service to the community.
557 students earned diplomas on a picture-perfect Sunday morning.
A new center devoted to supporting and teaching young social entrepreneurs has been established at the College.
Will Jackson '51 has donated 377 acres adjacent to campus including his historic house, Taproot, with views of the Green Mountains.
For the first time, Middlebury will welcome 12 students from the Chicago division of the Posse Foundation this fall.
The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 31, 2011
"Middlebury College Draws Young Donors with Microphilanthropy"
The Chronicle writes about an effort that began as an off-shoot of President Liebowitz's push to emphasize creativity and innovation at Middlebury. Read more.
New York Times, Apr. 14, 2010
"Middlebury to develop online language venture"
The New York Times quotes President Liebowitz on the launch of Middlebury Interactive Languages (MIL). Read more.
Inside Higher Education, Feb. 16, 2010
"Ceiling for Tuition Hikes"
InsideHigherEd.com featured President Liebowitz's plan to cap the Middlebury comprehensive fee increases at 1 percentage point above the Consumer Price Index. Read more.
Time Magazine, Nov. 12, 2009
"The 10 Best College Presidents"
Time names Middlebury president Ronald D. Liebowitz one of the top 10 college or university presidents in the nation, citing his leadership in encouraging sustainability, including the College’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2016.
"A few years ago, when a group of environmentally active students and faculty proposed that Middlebury drastically cut its carbon emissions, president Liebowitz could have easily ignored them." Read more.
Newsweek, Oct. 20, 2009
"Finding the Right College for You"
Newsweek named Middlebury number 23 ("Seeking Diversity Above All"), citing its diverse student body and student interests. Read more.
Fortune Magazine, April 27, 2009
"Hard Times on Campus"
Middlebury College is the featured school. The article includes several photographs and quotes from President Liebowitz, Vice President for Administration and Treasurer Patrick Norton, Senior Director of Student Financial Services Kim Downs and Dean of Admissions Bob Clagett.
"Even elite colleges can't escape the impact of the economic slump. Here's how one New England school is working to stay on top in the face of a smaller endowment, needier students, and the bursting of the higher-ed bubble." Read more.