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Harris, William (faculty), February 20, 1989

Identifier: MOH55

Scope and Contents

1 interview with William Harris, Middlebury College Professor of Classics. Harris discusses how he came to Middlebury; how Stratton hired him; admissions; President Armstrong; President Robison; fraternities; tenure; hiring process; faculty administration relations; fund raising; salaries; tuition; how Middlebury was a "poor man's" college; Jewish faculty; why Jewish faculty left; discrimination for tenure; being department chair of the classics; social order; beng married to students; what he liked about the 60's; raises; town businesses; changes in faculty overtime; faculty relations; music; minority students; student course evaluations; lack of diversity in faculty; and retirement.


  • February 20, 1989

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

William Harris (1926-2009) was a Middlebury College Professor of Classics from 1956 to 1988.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19890220-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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