Middlebury Financial Facts - FAQ's (readable)
Middlebury Financial Facts - FAQ's (printable)
This fact sheet includes the total operating budget, the comprehensive fee and other program fees, the market value of the endowment on June 30, 2014 and revenue and expense charts for the current fiscal year. The most recent update shows the comparison charts for Middlebury's endowment with 21 peer schools as of June 30, 2013. Last updated December 2014.
This fact sheet is a one page overview of the Fundraising Priorities. Updated September 2014.
Creating the Global Liberal Arts College (readable)
Creating the Global Liberal Arts College (printable)
This fact sheet gives and overview of the key areas the College is committed to raising $500 million in : Access and Opportunity, Teaching and Mentoring, Programs and Infrastructure, and Institutional Flexibility.
Middlebury in the News
10 Colleges that are Great Brands—Forbes Online
Forbes described Middlebury not only as "a top-tier liberal arts school," but also as a college with a strong direction towards an international perspective. Our brand is "[i]n a word: Global," Reads Forbes's caption. (Summer 2012)
Ceiling for Tuition Hike—Inside Higher Ed
A key article about Middlebury's high-profile decision to cap tuition at an upward limit of one percentage point above the Consumer Price Index. President Ronald D. Leibowitz discusses the reasons fueling this choice and the expected impact. (February 2012)
Higher Education News and Trends
How to Choose a College—New York Times
This insightful article expresses a philosophy of higher education that could easily be describing Middlebury. According to Frank Bruni, college is "a passport to the far side of what you already know. It’s a chance to be challenged, not coddled. To be provoked, not pacified." (January 2013)
Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later—New York Times
This is the second article in a series that will examine free online college-level classes and how they are transforming higher education. (January 2013)
MOOC's Take a Major Step Toward College Credit
In a pilot project, the American Council on Education will consider five to 10 Coursera offerings and certify them if it finds them equivalent to courses taught by an accredited college.
What You Need to Know About MOOC's
This is a useful aggregator web page that provides basic information and links to recent Chronicle stories about online education.
College, Still Worth It
Great story and graphics showing how college graduates still earn vastly more than non-graduates and that it's still a great investment, even when you factor in debt. (September 2012)
Online Mentors to Guide Women Into the Sciences
Hundreds of prominent women working in science, technology, engineering and math will become online mentors for college students next month, part of a six-week program to encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM fields. (September 2012)