Buildings and Belonging is a collaborative effort by the African American Alumnae/i of Vassar College (AAAVC), student and faculty researchers, the Office of the President, the Office of Campus Life and Diversity, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, the Thompson Memorial Library, the Office of Communications, and the Facilities Operations Department.

Special thanks to the Office of the President; AAAVC Co-Chairs Karen Clopton ’80, P’19, ’22, and Paula Williams Madison ’74; the Hon. Richard Roberts ’74 (retired), former Vassar Trustee; Lucey Bowen ’68; the AAAVC Steering Committee; Quincy Mills, former Director of the Africana Studies Program; Diane Harriford, Professor of Sociology; Edward Pittman ’82, former Associate Dean of the College for Campus Life and Diversity; Tracy Sutherland, former Head of User Services, Main Library; James Mundy ’74, P’13 (retired), Elizabeth Nogrady, and Mary-Kay Lombino of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center; researchers Ifeacho Awachie ’20, Athena Davis ’20, and Maimuna Touray ’20; George Laws (retired), Elizabeth Randolph and Jeff Macaluso in the Office of Communications; Laura Streett and the staff of Vassar’s Archives and Special Collections; and the Facilities Operations Department.