Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Record of commencement speakers at Middlebury College (in January, and in the spring) that includes transcripts of addresses.
Note that speech transcripts prior to 2000 have been printed and are in corresponding folders. Speeches delivered after 2000 have been linked to where possible.
See index of commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients for full listing of speakers (including speakers prior to 2000).
Apple Podcasts description: "Professor Emerita and Writer in Residence Julia Alvarez '71 joins President Laurie Patton to speak about the chorus of gatekeepers who punctuated her life; the freedom of failure; and the work of writing, in particular how it is a labor, not an identity."