President Frances Fergusson announced that Rabbi Susan Berman ’78 had been selected as the new Director of Religious Activities and Chaplaincy Services (DRACS). Marcus Drew ’89, a member of the Advisory Council that selected Berman, told The Miscellany News, “She found her calling while at Vassar, which would sound odd to most students here now because they’ve never known that. Most students now would not think that possible. She can bring that back to Vassar. She’s passionate about it; she spoke with fervor about it.”

The DRACS position had been created in the 1985-1986 academic year to replace the office of chaplain.