Philip Jefferson ’83, Professor of Economics at Swarthmore, talks about the economics of poverty, labor, and his new book.
Where We Are and Where We’re Headed: A Conversation on Engaged Pluralism With Prof. Candice Lowe Swift
Academics & Faculty
Choose from 48 departments and programs, 51 majors, plus the Independent Program (interdisciplinary “design your own” major).
The Vassar faculty is a diverse community of scholars, artists, writers, scientists, musicians, and thinkers. Learn More about the faculty and their teaching and research interests.
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Vassar fields 23 varsity and 4 varsity club teams and is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Liberty League. Student‑athletes at Vassar are as committed to achieving excellence on the playing field as they are in the classroom. The Brewers routinely compete for conference championships and NCAA berths, and our student-athletes are well represented on All-American teams.
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There are over 1,000 campus-wide events annually. You will find arts-related events sponsored by the departments of Art, Music, Dance, Drama, and Film; exhibitions and events at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, the Palmer Gallery, and the Archives and Special Collections Library; and summer performances at the Powerhouse Theater.