The following is a graduation address given at the Adult Degree Program of Vermont College by faculty member, Martha VanderWolk. The Adult Degree Program, now located at Vermont College of Union Institute and University, the oldest external degree program for adults in the United States, celebrating its 40th birthday this year , is based in student-centered independent study. At graduations, a faculty member is asked to give the address and students are handed their diplomas by friends or family members who have supported them during their years as a student.
"Album: Graduation Speech, Adult Degree Program, Vermont College, Montpelier, Vermont, June 27, 1993,"
Education and Culture: Vol. 19
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