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Residential Life Committee, 1975-

Identifier: A1.I.3

Scope and Contents

From the Record Group: The records of the Middlebury Board of Trustees are the official records of Middlebury College. The College Archives holds the official minutes of the meetings of the Middlebury Board of Trustees and records of their votes, policies and decisions. There are printed by-laws and rules dating from 1803 and including revised editions to the present. A substantial part of the Trustees record group includes Trustee Committees records and reports from both temporary and long-standing committees. There are also files containing biographical information on individual trustees. Additional and related material can be found in the Office of the President (A2) record sub-group.

As of November 2018, Trustee Meeting Minutes dating from 1988 to present are retained in Old Chapel.


  • 1975-

Conditions Governing Access

Records of the Board of Trustees are restricted for 50 years from the date of creation. Records older than 50 years are open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

"The Residential Life Committee will be responsible for:

i. approving changes in guidelines and regulations for students in houses proposed by the dean of students and the houses;

ii. recommending to the Community Council appropriate policies and actions pertaining to such matters as housing regulations, social regulations, the gender balance of house residents, house member selection, and room draw, if and when there is an unresolved disagreement on these matters.

iii. conducting the review of social houses as an agent of the Community Council."

Taken from the Residential Life Policies (updated September 2015). The full set of policies can be found here.


2.25 Linear Feet (4 document boxes, 1 half document box)

Language of Materials


Separated Materials

See also A4.

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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