Middlebury President-Elect Laurie L. Patton

Laurie L. Patton was elected the 17th president of Middlebury on November 18, 2014. She will begin her duties as president on July 1, 2015, and will be Middlebury’s first woman president.

November 18, 2014

Laurie L. Patton to Become Middlebury’s 17th President

The Middlebury Board of Trustees today named Laurie L. Patton, dean of Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the Robert F. Durden Professor of Religion, as Middlebury’s next president. Patton will take office on July 1, 2015, succeeding Ronald D. Liebowitz, who has served as president since July 2004.