Video: Dean Emeritus Milt Lindholm '35 remembered

Those who gathered at the Bates Chapel on March 21 to honor the memory of Dean Emeritus of Admissions Milton L. Lindholm ’35 heard remembrances from people who knew Milt as a father, mentor, admissions dean and friend: Karl Lindholm, Edmund Wilson ’62, William Hiss ’66 and Peter Gomes ’65.

Lindholm, who was recalled as a dean who could see students’ potential even before they could themselves, died on Feb. 27 at the age of 98; his obituary is here. Readers can view the program for the memorial service here.

Four videos:


Karl Lindholm remembers his father, Milt Lindholm ’35

Karl Lindholm is Milt Lindholm’s son. He is assistant professor of American studies and dean of Cook Commons at Middlebury College.


Edmund Wilson ’62 remembers Milt Lindholm ’35

Ed Wilson ’62 served as Lindholm’s assistant in the 1960s. He is the associate dean emeritus of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Bates Trustee.


William Hiss ’66 remembers Milt Lindholm ’35

Bill Hiss ’66 is the executive director for international advancement and a lecturer in Asian studies at Bates. He led the Bates admissions office for 22 years.


Peter Gomes ’65 remembers Milt Lindholm ’35

Peter Gomes ’65 is Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in The Memorial Church, Harvard University.

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