College asks judge to dismiss Douglas lawsuit

Middlebury College is asking that a judge dismiss a lawsuit brought against the institution earlier this year by former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, who in March sued the college for its decision to change the name of the former Mead Memorial Chapel. 

Letter to the editor: Douglas is right to file lawsuit

If Middlebury College’s action to remove Mead’s name from Mead Chapel were founded on more than terror of the Woke Pandemic, they would tear down Mead Chapel and return the original contribution, plus interest, to the benefactor’s heirs.

Letter to the editor: Mead can’t be given a pass

It seems irrelevant (contrary to what Gov. Douglas suggests) that the Legislature put eugenic laws into effect 19 years after Mead made his very public statements in support of these evil ideas — and that therefore there is no proven connection between th … (read more)

Douglas sues college over name of chapel

Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is suing the college for its 2021 decision to change the name of the historic structure, formerly known as Mead Memorial Chapel.