Inauguration Day

Highlights from the weekend

Laurie Patton's Inaugural Address

Richard Brodhead's Remarks

Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey

Full Inauguration Ceremony

Inauguration Panel Discussions

On Saturday, October 10, as part of a liberal arts “Festival of Learning,” there were three panel discussions at Wilson Hall in McCullough Student Center aimed at engaging the academic community in timely topics related to the arts, sciences, and humanities. Each of the panels featured distinguished scholars and practitioners from a variety of disciplines, and was moderated by a Middlebury College faculty member.

Race, Gender, and Inequality

Scientific Exploration and the Boundaries of Life

The Ethical Dimensions of Reading Classical Literature