The Paul W. Ward '25 Memorial Prize competition recognizes annually those first-year students who are judged by the faculty to have produced outstanding essays in writing classes during that academic year.
The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research hosts discussions, round tables, and talks about teaching at Middlebury and beyond.
At CTLR, students enrich their learning in Middlebury classes by working with professional and peer tutors. We affirm that the expert and primary resource for each class is the faculty member, and we encourage students to take advantage of this expertise by seeking assistance during faculty office hours.
CTLR professional and peer tutors are the “outside of class” College-sanctioned authorized academic aid for Middlebury students.
The case study for Middlebury College's January 2003 participation in the Wharton/IRHE Program on Leadership in Higher Education helps articulate a mission for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research; to integrate a portion of the programs central to teaching and learning at Middlebury and to house them in the new library:
Peer Tutors, Peer Writing Tutors, and FYSE Mentors are Middlebury College students who assist Middlebury students in content areas, writing, oral presentation, time management, and study skills.