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Dean of Students

 Record Group
Identifier: A26
The bulk of the Dean of Students' records begin in 1970 and end in 2000. Programs such as orientation, the Commons, fraternities, and residential life all fall under the Dean of Students.


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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from:

Special Collections

Davis Family Library

Middlebury College

110 Storrs Avenue

Middlebury, VT 05753


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8.75 Linear Feet (17 document boxes and 1 half document box)

1.0 Linear Feet (Graphic Materials: 2 document boxes)

Biographical / Historical

The Dean of Students is responsible for many aspects of student life on campus. The dean oversees College residential life and student activities ranging from the Commons system to orientation. In 2015, Baishakhi Taylor assumed the position of Dean of Students after Katy Smith Abbott was appointed Dean of the College. The Dean of Students currently reports to the Dean of the College.

From 1999 to 2007 the position was called the Dean of Student Affairs and had similar responsibilities.

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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