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Neuberger, Fred (Class of 1950, administrator), May 6, 1992

Identifier: MOH71

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Fred Neuberger, Middlebury College Dean of Admissions, conducted by Tom Alderman. During the interview, Neuberger discusses Middlebury College admissions (specifically the diversity and growth of the student population), the status of Middlebury in higher education, affirmative action and students of color, Middlebury's relationships with historically Black colleges, racism in the South, the Minority Advisory, recruiting students of color at DeWitt Clinton High School, increases in Asian students at Middlebury, economic disparities between white and Black Americans, the lack of support for students at color at Middlebury College, the role of "minority" graduates/alumni in recruiting students of color, recruitment of student athletes, staff reductions, and the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont.


  • May 6, 1992

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick F. Neuberger (1925-2011) was born to Fred F. Neuberger and Alice Elizabeth (Cleminson) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and graduated from Middlebury College in 1950. Neuberger worked as Dean of Freshman Men at Middlebury following his graduation from the College, and returned in 1959 to work in Admissions until 1991. Neuberger became Dean of Admissions in 1965. He married Dorothy (Bigelow) Neuberger in 1960.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette containing 60 minute interview


Assigned identifier: a13af19920506-02

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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