This Week in The Campus:
- Kristof and WuDunn to give commencement address
- LIS introduces print quotas: 500 pages per semester. The Campus editorial advocates for “moderation” and for students to “remain calm,” as if there will be riots in the streets. I would offer my own advice to LIS: tell students how much they’ve printed this semester so they have an expectation for next semester. Information is what will quell any outrage. Do you know how much you have printed? The information (a little janky) is at go/papercut (email login). Here’s MiddBlog’s take on printing back in March of last year.
- Class of 2010 Senior Gift: Providing financial aid to incoming students, the endowed fund will have a preference for international students. Students care about financial aid — Vassar’s class of 2010 is doing the same. The 2009 gift was the Proctor Woodstove Lounge.
- Liebowitz yearly pay exceeds $500,000: He’s in the middle of the pack for college presidents, so relax. And he has a pay freeze. No need for crazy headlines here.
- ED1 fills 45% of Class of 2014: This is now the trend. Admit half of the class early so that the admissions office can “shape” the class. But do they at least still make applicants attach a photo? I’m worried incoming freshmen look younger and younger each year.
- Nepali student returns home, illuminates rural village: Profliling Dristy Shrestha ’11.5, this piece is increasingly what Middlebury is made of.
- Bearplane takes off: Download the album here.
- Finally, on H1N1, freshmen seminars, and ross vs. proctor: