Starting in 2020, Middlebury College will undertake a three-year project to engage the College community – students, faculty, staff, and alumni – in uncovering and reckoning with the histories of exclusion and marginalization at the College. The Twilight Project will commission artistic performances and support academic research that confronts these histories while also foregrounding stories and experiences of those historically excluded from the cultural record along the lines of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, class, and disability.

We are in a unique position to confront our complex history as the first college in the U.S. to grant a degree to a student of color and to enroll women well before most of its peer institutions, but also as an institution that has struggled with diversity, equity, and inclusion.  

 

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Group portrait of Middlebury football team, 1901

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