Justin Morrill Symposium Speakers

The Justin Morrill Symposium will bring together educators, politicians and correspondents to honor the Morrill Land Grant College Act and to explore current issues and possible new directions for higher education to meet the challenges of the Twenty First Century.  Speakers taking part in the Morrill Symposium as of June 1, 2012 include:

Glenn M. Andres, Ph.D. – Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, Middlebury College

James H. Billington, Ph.D. – Librarian, United States Library of Congress

Lucinda Brockway – Cultural Resources Program Director, The Trustees of Reservations

Allison Morrill Chatrchyan, Ph.D. – Program Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Paul W. Ferguson, Ph.D. – President, University of Maine

S. Verna Fowler, Ph.D. – President, College of Menominee Nation

Joyce Judy – President, Community College of Vermont

Senator Patrick Leahy – US Senator representing Vermont

John Merrow – Education Correspondent, NPR, PBS and the Merrow Report

Fayneese Miller, Ph.D. – Dean, College of Education and Social Services, University of Vermont

Clement Price, Ph.D. – Distinguished Service Professor, Rutgers

Merritt Roe Smith, Ph.D. – Professor of the History of Technology, MIT

Jennifer Morrill – former Director Media Relation, American Farmland Trust

Bruce M. Stave, Ph.D. – Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus and Director of the University of Connecticut Center for Oral History

Pru Sullivan – Director Continuous Learning, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

Thomas C. Vogelmann, Ph.D. – Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Vermont

Symposium Host

Noelle Mackay – VT Commissioner of Economics, Housing and Community Affairs

Master of Ceremonies

Senator Dick McCormack  – Vermont State Senator from Windham County