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Armstrong, James I. (President), November 4, 1974

Identifier: MOH5

Scope and Contents

1 interview with James I. Armstrong. Former President Armstrong announces his resignation from office to the student body and participates in an interview discussing why Middlebury is ready for change; why the mission statement is at its peak; Middlebury's financial issues; balancing the budget; the endowment; advice for the successor; female candidate for president; sacrificing spending time with students to raise funds; expanding the school with a language building, the new library, and a new sports track.


  • Creation: November 4, 1974

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

James Isbell Armstrong (1919-2013) was the son of William Park and Rebekah Sellars (Purves) Armstrong. Armstrong served as President of Middlebury College from 1963 to 1975


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette (2 copies)


Assigned identifier: a13af19741104-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States