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25 Year Club Inductees

Below you will find articles about our most recent inductees to the 25 year club. Articles will be added as they are completed so please check back often!

March 25, 2013

In this post we recognize Martin Beatty, Track Coach and Faculty member in Physical Education for his 25 years of service to Middlebury. Martin shares with us the variety of roles that he has held over the years, his best birthday ever, as well as his tips for balancing work and life outside of Midd when things get hectic. Read on to learn more about why Martin has known since his senior year of high school that Middlebury is right where he wants to be. Read more...

March 20, 2013

In this post we recognize Carol Quenneville, Vehicle Fleet Coordinator in Facilities Services for her 25 years of service to Middlebury. Carol shares how her career and family have changed (and grown) over the years, as well as some of her favorite activities at Middlebury. Read on to learn more about a dedicated mom and employee, and get the inside scoop on the best place to watch the sun rise on campus. Read more...

March 4, 2013

In this post we recognize Leger Grindon, Professor of Film and Media Culture for his 25 years of service to Middlebury. Leger shares information about his projects in the past, present and future, his experiences of becoming a part of the Middlebury community, and the role that tennis plays in it all. Continue on to learn how Leger has viewed his time at Middlebury as a father and teacher, as well as his wise words of advice to those new to Middlebury. Read more...

February 27, 2013

In this post we recognize David Bain, Senior Lecturer in English and American Literatures for his 25 years of service to Middlebury. David shares how his career as a writer and editor brought him to Middlebury,  his memories of the friends and colleagues that he’s met here, as well as his plans for the future. “Wonderment” is just one way that David has described his time at Middlebury, read on to learn more about Midd from David’s point of view. Read more...

February 27, 2013

In this post we recognize Cindy Myrick, Operations Assistant in Library and Information Services, for her 25 years of service to Middlebury. Cindy shares how much she has enjoyed working with students over the years, skiing at the Snow Bowl, as well as her love of new adventures! Read on to learn more about this native Vermonter who in addition to working at Middlebury has also worked in areas from bookkeeping to being a fitness instructor. Read more...

June 5, 2012

In this post we recognize Don Wyatt, John M. McCardell, Jr., Distinguished Professor of History, for his 25 years of service to Middlebury. Don shares some inspiring words about the rewards of getting to see students achieve their own “individual levels of excellence,” as well as the strong network of colleagues that he has developed over the years. “Simply being in a setting that is supportive of what you wish to accomplish is not to be taken lightly or for granted,” he says. “Middlebury has always offered me precisely that, and more.” Read more...

March 23, 2012

Jeff Byers, Philip Battell/Sarah Stewart Professor of Chemistry was inducted into the 25 year club last spring. In this post Jeff shares his experiences working in the Chemistry and Biochemistry department, the evolution of his research, and his appreciation of our surroundings as an avid mountain lover and endurance athlete. If you have ever read the Middlebury Trailrunner blog, then you have met Jeff. (If you haven’t – what are you waiting for – check it out!) Read on to learn more about a talented and dedicated member of our faculty, and the excitement that a Chemistry classroom contains. (Spoiler alert – there is a reason why there is fire safety equipment in those labs!) Read more...

March 23, 2012

Mike Pixley has worked at Middlebury College since 1986 and was inducted into the 25 year club in the spring of 2011. In his current post he serves as a Locksmith in the Facilities Services department. In this article Mike answers questions about his career, the many memories he has accumulated over the years, the best view on campus and his advice for new employees. Read on to learn more about a self-designated “sports junkie”, a proud dad, and a very talented member of our staff that we are pleased to welcome into the 25 year club! Read more...

March 8, 2012

Brett Millier, Reginald L. Cook Professor of American Literature, became one of our newest members of the 25 year club last spring. In this post Brett answers our questions about her career, fond memories, one place on campus where you can always find “a bit of summer on a chilly spring day” and why she has always found Middlebury worth working hard for. If you have not yet had the pleasure of meeting Brett in person, read on and learn why you should. Read more...