Three New College Appointments Filled: Vice President
for Administration and Chief Financial Officer; Director of Institutional
Research and Analysis; and Environmental Coordinator

F. Robert Huth named as Vice President for
Administration and Chief Financial Officer

F. Robert Huth, Jr. has been named to the newly created
position of vice president for administration and chief financial
officer. Huth will be responsible for directing daily financial
and administrative operations of the College, and contributing
to long-range strategic planning as the College continues to build
its endowment through its current capital campaign. He will report
to the executive vice president and treasurer.

Huth comes to Middlebury College with more than 25
years of experience in finance and accounting. Most recently he
served as the senior vice president for administration, and previously
the vice president for administration and treasurer, at Moravian
College and Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, Pa. Prior to joining
the staff at Moravian College, Huth was the controller at Lehigh
University, also in Bethlehem, Pa.

A certified public accountant, Huth earned an undergraduate
degree in accounting from Moravian College and a master’s in business
administration at Lehigh University. He is a member of the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the secretary of
the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers
(EACUBO).

Rebecca H. Brodigan named Director of Research
and Analysis

Rebecca H. Brodigan has been named to the position
of director of institutional research and analysis. Brodigan will
be responsible for integrating data gathering and analysis to
support planning and decision making across all sectors of the
College.

Brodigan comes to Middlebury College with more than
14 years of experience in institutional research and planning
in higher education. Most recently she served as the director
of planning and research for Vermont State Colleges (VSC), where
she coordinated all such work in a variety of areas, including
student enrollment and financial aid for the five colleges of
the VSC system. Prior to her position at VSC, Brodigan served
as the associate dean for enrollment and information systems and
planning at Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., and the executive
assistant to the associate vice chancellor of admission and enrollment
at the University of California at Berkeley.

Brodigan earned an undergraduate degree in political
science from the University of Maine and a master’s in public
administration at George Washington University. She is the current
treasurer of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research
and a member of the American Association for Higher Education,
the Association for Institutional Research, and Vermont Women
in Higher Education.

Lily O’Leary named as Environmental Coordinator

Lily O’Leary has joined Middlebury College as environmental
coordinator. In her new position, she will advise the College’s
environmental council, provide guidance regarding campus stewardship
and operations, promote environmental awareness, and assist with
the recycling program.

O’Leary was previously employed by Keene State College
in Keene, N.H., where she was responsible for developing waste
reduction and recycling initiatives, and educational materials.
She also instituted the Council for a Sustainable Future to promote
on-campus environmental awareness and stewardship, and served
as advisor to the Campus Ecology Program, a nationally-affiliated
student environmental organization.

O’Leary has been an active volunteer at the community,
regional, and national level, formerly serving as a director of
the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce in Keene, N.H., and chair
of its Environmental Committee; director of the Northeast Sustainable
Energy Association; co-chair of the Northeast Collegiate Recyclers’
Coalition; and member of the President’s Commission on the Status
of Women in 1997.

O’Leary earned an undergraduate degree in public
relations from Simmons College and a master’s
in resource management and administration
from Antioch New England Graduate School.