Midd Kids tutoring college staff children remotely

MIDDLEBURY — A far-flung network of Middlebury College student volunteers has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic to help staff and faculty children with their remote-learning studies. It all started on April 3, when the college Staff Council posted a message on the “Middlebury Staff Solidarity” Facebook page. By that time Vermont public school buildings had been closed for almost three weeks, to slow the spread of COVID-19, and local students and their families were struggling to adjust to remote learn … (read more)

Middlebury College wrestles with staffing plan

MIDDLEBURY — Since Middlebury College announced on March 10 that it would send most students home and transition to online classes until further notice, the college’s roughly 1,200 employees have had to adjust to rapidly changing work environments while f … (read more)

College raises wages for its lowest-paid employees

MIDDLEBURY — Nearly 80 Middlebury College employees got an automatic wage increase on Dec. 30, after the college determined that compensation for their positions had “fallen behind the market.” Most of the affected employees work in Facilities Services an … (read more)

Students: Pay college staff a living wage

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College junior Connor Wertz did not mince words in Mead Chapel on Thursday afternoon. “This morning, the Trump administration cut access to food stamps for 700,000 people, and the first metric that The New York Times gave was how m … (read more)