Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Action plan for anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion, September 8, 2020
AMST 1007 American studies web museum: Race and Education at Middlebury College, 2012 January
Archived website entitled "Race and Education at Middlebury College" created by students in Professor Holly Allen's January 2012 American Web Museum course.
Individual webpages include "Philomathesian Society Debates Racial Issues," "Martin Freeman and Liberia," "Middlebury Fraternities and Racial Exclusion," "Black Student Union," "Middlebury's Curriculum: A Call for Diversity," and "Middlebury Athletes of Color."
Community bias response team (CBRT)
Community responses to anti-Black racism and police violence
Collection contains social media posts, website crawls, and other born-digital materials produced by the Middlebury College community and collected by Special Collections beginning in May, 2020, following the murder of George Floyd by police. The collection includes responses and statements by academic departments, student clubs and organizations, athletic teams, and more.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion
Episode 2: Jeff Brown and Erin Quinn, August 4, 2020
Episode 3, Part I: Chellsa Ferdinand '20 and Sebastian Sanchez '18, August 18, 2020
This episode of Leaning Into Discomfort is hosted by Jourden Delerme-Brown, Class of 2021, and features Chellsa Ferdinand, Class of 2020 and Sebastian Sanchez, Class of 2018. Ferdinand, Sanchez, and Delerme-Brown discuss how their high school experiences prepared them for Middlebury, the experience of attending a predominantly white institution and playing on teams with white athletes, and maintaining their cultural and ethnic identities at Middlebury.
Episode 3, Part II: Chellsa Ferdinand '20 and Sebastian Sanchez '18, August 19, 2020
This episode of Leaning Into Discomfort is hosted by Jourden Delerme-Brown, Class of 2021, and features Chellsa Ferdinand, Class of 2020 and Sebastian Sanchez, Class of 2018. Ferdinand, Sanchez, and Delerme-Brown discuss tokenism, feeling responsible for bringing diversity to predominantly white spaces, and tools for being successful at Middlebury.
Episode 5: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, September 15, 2020
Episode 8: Admissions and recruiting, November 19, 2020
Episode 48: Learn to unlearn: George Floyd, June 27, 2020
Apple Podcasts description: "In this episode, Megan and Destini reflect on the last couple of months. These past few months have been traumatic and draining, to say the least with COVID-19 putting the world on pause and with the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Tayler, Elijah McCain, and unfortunately, the list goes on. This harsh reality for unarmed black people continues and as two black women, Megan and Destini are trying to find answers."
Episode 49: Heard you loud and clear, June 30, 2020
Episode 50: Not a good look, July 13, 2020
Episode 51: Dear white boy who loves Black culture, July 27, 2020
Guarnaccia, Sam (Class of 1930, faculty), 1975
Heike Fahrenberg: Message of accountability - feedback, June 30, 2020
Email sent from Heike Fahrenberg, Associate Professor and Director at the Middlebury School in Germany, in response to Miguel Fernandez' Message of Accountability email regarding the deletion of Professor Marisel Hernandez-Romero's email from the Middlebury server.
Leaning into Discomfort video series, July 2020 -
Video files containing conversations between Middlebury student athletes and coaches about race.
Letter from a group of faculty email, July 2, 2020
Miguel Fernandez: Message of accountability , June 29, 2020
Email sent by Chief Diversity Officer, Miguel Fernandez; Vice President of Academic Affairs, Sujata Moorti; and President Laurie Patton to Middlebury students, staff, and faculty, in response to outrage at the deletion of an email from Professor Marissel Hernandez-Romero from Middlebury's server. Hernandez-Romero's email describes racism she experienced during her time at Middlebury.
Mike Olinick: Message of accountability response, June 30, 2020
Email sent by Professor of Mathematics, Mike Olinick, to Chief Diversity Officer, Miguel Fernandez; President Laurie Patton; and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Surjata Moorti in response to the Message of Accountability email sent by the college. The Message of Accountability email was sent in response to Marissel Hernandez-Romero's email describing racism she experienced at Middlebury and the subsequent deletion of her email from the Middlebury server.
Muslim Students Association of Middlebury College (student group), May 23, 2019
Group oral history collected by Rebekah Irwin and Aylie Baker (Middlebury Class of 2009) during the Iftar meal breaking the Ramadan fast at the Muslim Students Association Room in Forest Hall. Topics included racial discrimination, the Muslim bans (a series of discriminatory executive orders and proclamations issued by the Trump administration), and college experiences of Muslim students.
Off-campus podcast episode 6: History of white supremacy at Middlebury, June 22, 2020
Caroline King speaks with the Middlebury Campus' newest reporter Sadie Housberg on the history of white supremacy at Middlebury College.
Off-campus podcast episode 8: White supremacy at Middlebury, part 2, July 9, 2020
Episode description: "This week, Caroline King and Sadie Housberg sit down with Professor J Finley, who teaches in the American Studies, GSFS, and Black Studies departments at Middlebury. A follow-up to Episode 6, this episode takes a contemporary look at white supremacy at Middlebury, and delves into topics such as anti-racist education and student activism at an institution like Middlebury."
Off-campus podcast episode 9: Film and antiracism , July 17, 2020
Episode description: "Sadie Housberg and Caroline King speak with filmmaker and film Professor Natasha Ngaiza on what it means to be critical in watching films during the Black Lives Matter Movement."
Presidential commission on student life, October 30, 1967
Sent without permission: A farewell from an unwelcome hire email, June 28, 2020
All-campus (all-student, all-faculty, all-staff, all-retiree, all alumni) email sent wihtout permission by Professor Marissel Hernandez-Romero prior to her departure from Middlebury. In the email, Hernandez-Romero details racism she experienced while teaching at Middlebury College. The email was deleted from Middlebury's server, but was circulated among students, faculty, and staff.
SGA: In response to Dr. Marissel Hernandez-Romero, June 29, 2020
Email sent by the Student Government Association (SGA) to the Office of the President, Hannah Ross, David Gibson, Sujata Moorti, and Vijay Menta in response to the deletion of an email sent by Professor Marissel Hernandez-Romero detailing racism she experienced while at Middlebury College.
SGA MLK Today recommendation to the President, January 28, 2016
SGA: Putting tonight's student town hall in context, June 29, 2020
Email sent by the Student Government Association (SGA) to Middlebury students regarding the upcoming virtual town hall meeting. The email addresses the deletion of Professor Marissel Hernandez-Romero's email describing racism she experienced during her time at Middlebury.
SGA Resolution of support for Black and minority students, November 11, 2017
Resolution by the Middlebury Student Government Association (SGA) and the Black Student Union (BSU) pledging support for Black and Minority students and recommending that the Administration respond to racism on campus, particularly in the wake of the March 2nd protests during Charles Murray's visit to Middlebury. The resolution was sponsored by Rae Aaron, Feb Senator and Speaker; Jin-Mi Sohn, SGA President; David Vargas, First Year Senator, and Charles Rainey, BSU President.