News & Events
Acting president Jonathan Chenette presided over the 149th Vassar College commencement ceremony, conferring Bachelor of Arts degrees to 612 graduating students at the college’s Outdoor Amphitheater. United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand from New York delivered the commencement address.
- California-Berkeley professor of political science Wendy Brown to discuss “Predicaments of Contemporary Democracy" on 4/24 (Posted 4/22/2013)
- Vassar to host public education reform symposium, keynoted by distinguished social psychologist and education scholar Michelle Fine, on April 18 , 2013 (Posted 4/8/2013)
- Historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad will discuss the social construction of black criminality in the United States, on 3/28 (Posted 3/22/2013)
- Olympic medalist John Carlos, famed for silent political protest at 1968 summer games, to discuss his life and new memoir, 4/23. (Posted 4/4/2012)
- Writer, Marine veteran, actor, director and Vassar alumnus Benjamin Busch to read from his new memoir Dust to Dust, 4/19. (Posted 3/28/2012)