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In Memoriam: Yan Zhou ’23

October 21, 2021

The junior independent study major from Beijing, China, was passionate about linguistics and held a leadership position with the College's Quidditch Club.

In Memoriam: Megan Battey ’79

October 8, 2021

Over her many years as a Middlebury staff member, Megan Battey developed and transformed the Visual Resource Center serving the History of Art and Architecture department.

In Memoriam: George B. Todd

September 22, 2021

The Christian A. Johnson Professor Emeritus of Music brought jazz, folk music, and ethnomusicology, as well as new approaches to the traditions of theory and musicology, to Middlebury during his long tenure at the College.

In Memoriam: Miguel Sanchez-Tortoledo ’23

August 19, 2021

An active member of Middlebury Student Government, the rising junior from Bell Gardens, CA, is remembered for his kindness, optimism, and tireless advocacy for his fellow students.

In Memoriam: Dr. Jan Knippers Black

August 17, 2021

Longtime Middlebury Institute professor was a a globally recognized expert on Latin America, its political dynamics, and the relationship of the countries of the region to the United States.

In Memoriam: Milton V. Peterson ’58

May 27, 2021

The former chair of the Board of Trustees is remembered for his warmth, generosity, and transformative leadership at Middlebury.

In Memoriam: Rhoda Brown

February 23, 2021

Longtime custodial crew member remembered for her work ethic and wry sense of humor.

In Memoriam: Jack Langerman ’19.5

February 10, 2021

American Studies major from Bethesda, Maryland, was a tireless supporter of his Middlebury classmates and teammates.

In Memoriam: Mike Donnelly

July 8, 2020

A Middlebury Institute student, Donnelly was a natural leader who brought out the best in his colleagues.

In Memoriam: Claudette Latreille

June 12, 2020

Her co-workers in Dining Services appreciated her generosity and friendliness and knew that she would do anything she was asked to the best of her ability.

In Memoriam: Robert (Rob) Pekor

February 18, 2020

A beloved and revered colleague in Information Technology Services, he asked  challenging questions and then found the solutions.

In Memoriam: Felix G. Rohatyn ’49

December 16, 2019

Mr. Rohatyn, a former trustee for whom the College's Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs is named, was known around the world for his work as a financier, diplomat, and the architect of New York City's financial rescue in the 1970s.

In Memoriam: Russ Reilly

July 26, 2019

The longtime men's basketball coach and administrator was known for his integrity and sense of humor.

In Memoriam: Francis Cram

June 26, 2019

Throughout his lengthy Middlebury career, Cram worked on the mountain, first at the Snow Bowl, then later at the Bread Loaf campus.

In Memoriam: Janet Leggett

April 19, 2019

For most of her 32-year career, Janet worked as the manager of the Dean of Students Office, where she got to know many students who stayed in touch with her for years after they graduated. 

In Memoriam: Crister Garrett

March 12, 2019

Alumnus and Institute faculty member is remembered as a "vital part of the Institute's global campus community."

In Memoriam: Raymond Zilinskas

September 18, 2018

Described as a "towering figure" in the world of biological weapons and bioterrorism, Zilinskas directed the Chemical and Biological Weapons Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, and taught at the Institute since 1998.

In Memoriam: Allan Duclos

August 30, 2018

Longtime ice rink attendant remembered for his kindness, generosity, and tireless support for local hockey.

In Memoriam: Andrew Massey

July 9, 2018

Middlebury College Orchestra conductor was a highly regarded international musician.

In Memoriam: Carol Knauss

May 30, 2018

The former longtime Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference coordinator worked for the College from 1975 to 2001.

In Memoriam: Peg Holdman

May 7, 2018

Retiree is remembered as a "vital member" of the staff during her 20 years at the College.

In Memoriam: Robert P. Youngman '64

January 8, 2018

The former chair of the Board of Trustees who supported the acquisition and curation of Asian art at Middlebury died on January 1.

In Memoriam: Jim Stuart

October 10, 2017

Associate vice president for information technology remembered for his kindness and generous spirit.

In Memoriam: Juana Gamero de Coca

October 9, 2017

Associate professor of Spanish is remembered by colleagues for her scholarship and talent in connecting with people.

In Memoriam: Walker F. Connor

March 13, 2017

Visiting Distinguished Professor taught political science courses over several years at Middlebury.

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Sandy Martin

January 23, 2017

Known for his excellent listening skills and gentle demeanor, Sandy Martin shared his love of literature with generations of students during his 35-year career. 

In Memoriam: Griffin Madden

December 16, 2016

A gifted student at the Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian, Madden died in the Dec. 2 nightclub fire in Oakland, California.

In Memoriam: Marilyn B. DeLaney

November 8, 2016

DeLaney's 32-year career at Middlebury included work in the president's office, financial aid office, and with the Bread Loaf School of English.

In Memoriam: Norm Hadley

September 12, 2016

The former director of data processing retired from Middlebury in 1996 after a long career with the College.

In Memoriam: Murphy Roberts '17

August 19, 2016

Murphy Roberts, Class of 2017, was a political science major, varsity skier, and member of Wonnacott Commons.

In Memoriam: Mary Nelson

July 12, 2016

Mary Nelson, the secretary in Wright Theatre from 1978 to 1994, died on July 2, 2016.

In Memoriam: Frederic W. Allen

April 11, 2016

The former chief justice of the Vermont Supreme Court served on the College's Board of Trustees for 10 years.

In Memoriam: Peter Wimmer

February 25, 2016

Wimmer served as assistant in instruction for the department of biology from 1972 until his retirement in 2000.