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Bennet, Betsy, Ronald Bielli, and William Beckman (faculty), 198x

Identifier: MOH62.1

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Betsy K. Bennett, Ronald Bielli, William Beckman, Middlebury College Professors of Mathematics. Bennett discussed math courses at Middlebury; what she wanted students to gain from math courses; teaching techniques; course assistants; J-term; senior theses; the future and jobs for math majors; why liberal arts schools are valuable; Middlebury's student-teacher ratio; Bill Beckman; and curriculum changes. Bieli discussed making courses useful for the students; small class sizes; assisting students; Middlebury students getting into college; what makes Middlebury stand out from other colleges; and fields for maths majors. Beckman discussed student help resources.


  • 198x

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Betsy K. Bennett was a lecturer in mathematics at Middlebury from 1975 to 1979.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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