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Episode 16: President Laurie Patton, Coach Martin Beatty '84, and Ellie Thompson '22, 2021 May 26

Identifier: a28_leaning_into_discomfort_episode_16_2021-05-26

Scope and Contents

A year after the murder of George Floyd, Middlebury College President Laurie Patton, head track and field coach Martin Beatty, Class of 1984, and Ellie Thompson, Class of 2022, reflect on what has happened since and their hopes for the future. Subjects discussed include DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) initiatives at Middlebury, SAOC (Student Athletes of Color), and the Twilight Project.


  • 2021 May 26

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Open for research without restriction.


1 Digital file

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Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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