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2005 Convocation Speaker

Madeleine M. Kunin

Madeleine Kunin is president of the board of the Institute for Sustainable Communities, a non-governmental organization she founded in 1991, and a distinguished visiting professor at the University of Vermont and Saint Michael's College. Previously she was the bicentennial fellow in residence at Middlebury College. She served as U.S. ambassador to Switzerland (1996-99), where she facilitated the return of Swiss bank account funds to holocaust survivors; deputy U.S. Secretary of Education (1993-96), where she served on the president's management council; and three-term governor of Vermont (1985-91). She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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