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Leng, Russell (Class of 1960, faculty), May 5, 1975

Identifier: MOH18

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Russell Leng (Class of 1960) by Deborah Clifford. Leng discusses student life; the difference between high school students and college students; Fraternity; administration pressure on fraternities; changes in social order of students overtime; President Stratton; how Middlebury has changed overtime; the growth of academic departments; student faculty relations; faculty relations; high faculty turnover rate; student guidance; benefits of fraternities; honors program; compulsory chapel; political science; Cold War; and World War II film.


  • Creation: May 5, 1975

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Russell J. Leng (1938-) graduated from Middlebury College in 1960 and completed his Ph.D. at American University in 1966. Leng was a Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College from 1967 to 2007. Leng is the James Jermain Professor Emeritus of Political Economy and International Law and teaches an advanced seminar each spring term at Middlebury and during the January term at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19750505-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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