2017

Commencement: Jon Meacham


2016

Commencement: Van Jones


2015

Commencement: Julia Alvarez ’71

Feb Celebration


2014

Language Schools: Frank Trommler

Commencement: Diana Nyad

Feb Celebration


2013

Language Schools: Clarissa Ward

Commencement: Jonathan Safran Foer

Feb Celebration


2012

Language Schools: John Beyrle

Commencement: William E. Strickland Jr.

Feb Celebration


2011

Language Schools: Max Marmor

Commencement: Chris Waddell '91

Feb Celebration


2010

Language Schools: Vivian Schiller, Doctor of Letters

Student Address: Peter Gregory Baumann


2009

Gary Hirshberg, Doctor of Humane Letters

Student address: Jacob August Liberman


2008

Dr. Walter E. Massey, Honorary Doctor of Science

Student address: Max Nardini


2007

Former President Bill Clinton, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (video | transcript)

Student address: Vani Sathisan '07

Bread Loaf commencement address: John Elder


2006

Ann M. Veneman, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (video | transcript)

Student address: Lauren Allison Curatolo '06

Francois Clemmons performs "Gamaliel Painter's Cane" and the Middlebury Alma Mater, "Walls of Ivy."


2005

Rudolph Giuliani, Honorary Doctor of Laws (transcript)

Student address: Tom Stults '05


2004


Dana Morosini Reeve '84 & Christopher Reeve, Honorary Doctors of Humane Letters (video | transcript)

Student address: Siddartha Rao '04

Language Schools commencement address by Edward P. Djerejian 


2003

Bill Richardson, Honorary Doctor of Laws (transcript)

Student address: Brian McCurdy '03


2002

Dava Sobel, Honorary Doctor of Letters


2001

Fred Rogers, Honorary Doctor of Letters


2000

Lech Walesa, Honorary Doctor of Letters


1999

"You Can Change the World," John Wallach '64, Honorary Doctor of Human Letters


1987

"Values in Common," Barbara Jordan, Honorary Doctor of Laws '87


1986

"A Recommended Itinerary," David McCullough


1976

"Aspects of Communication," Anne Morrow Lindbergh