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Greiner, Joan T. (faculty), June 19, 1989

Identifier: MOH60

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Joan T. Greiner, Middlebury College Professor of Physical Education. Greiner discusses Skidmore; the Snow Bowl; skiing; women faculty; women's athletics; intermural sports; sororities; student activities; women's field on battell beach; Title IX; moving from McCullough to the Field house; coaching tennis; gender discrimination; President Stratton; teaching physical education; running the ski school; ROTC; physical education requirements; gender segregation in classes; co-ed classes; athletic facilities; synchronized swimming; archery; restriction on students; ice hockey; ice skating; town gown relations; getting sports equipment; the old campus; growth of the student body and faculty; and chapel.


  • June 19, 1989

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Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Joan Towne Greiner (1929-2016) was a Middlebury College Professor of Physical Education from 1960 to 1989. Greiner also served as co-director of the Middlebury College Snow Bowl Ski School for ten years, and established the popular Junior Ski Program during her tenure. Greiner coached the women's tennis team for ten years.


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