Elizabeth Howe Bradley President
Prior to becoming the eleventh president of Vassar College, Elizabeth Bradley was the Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale. She was also the Head of Branford College. Bradley was responsible for the intellectual and social life of the college. She and her family lived on campus with 450 undergraduates, developing programs to bring faculty and visiting scholars to the college and fostering its community. Bradley served on multiple university-wide committees pertaining to student life. Learn more about President Bradley.
- BA, Harvard University; MBA, University of Chicago; PhD, Yale University
- At Vassar since 2017
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- STS 384. Strategic Thinking in Global Health
In the Media
President Bradley Announces Plans for Bringing Students Back to Campus for Fall Semester
Vassar has developed a plan that will enable students to return to the campus for the fall semester, President Elizabeth Bradley announced.
The Gift of Ease
Thanks to a donation from Vassar Trustee Debra Fagel Treyz ’74 and her husband, Jim, scholars from all over the world can now easily gain access to information about Vassar’s Archives and Special Collections.
Vassar Community Members Find Creative Ways to Help During Pandemic
When the COVID-19 crisis shut down most activities on campus, many in the Vassar community mobilized to help others cope with the impact of the pandemic.
U.S. Health Care Puts $4 Trillion in All the Wrong Places
On Bloomberg Law, President Bradley discusses the U.S. healthcare system's misuse of $4 trillion in the face of a deadly pandemic.
Mental Health in Higher Education: Can a Digital Strategy Help?
President Bradley and Professor of Psychological Science Michele Tugade ’95 on how technological interventions could revolutionize mental health care in higher ed.
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Names President Bradley to Advisory Board Addressing State’s Re-Opening
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has named Vassar College President Elizabeth H. Bradley as a member of an advisory board that will help shape policies and protocols as the state plans the re-opening the economy.
Brands should keep advertising in the age of a pandemic
President Elizabeth Bradley was quoted in a Financial Mail story about whether brands should keep advertising during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Doctors Are Being Forced to Ration Care. Don't Blame Them. Blame Decades of Poor U.S. Policy
President Elizabeth Bradley wrote a Newsweek story about decades of poor U.S. healthcare policy leading to doctors being faced with rationing care.
Class of 2020 Will Have On-Campus Celebration
During her inaugural “Virtual Tea with PB” event, President Bradley announced that the college has made a commitment to the Class of 2020 to throw a big celebration on campus to celebrate their graduation as soon as it is safe to do so.
Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How.
President Elizabeth Bradley was quoted in a Politico story about how the coronavirus will permanently change the world.
Health Care for All Is a Global Issue
President Elizabeth Bradley and Michele Tugade ’95, Professor of Psychological Science, wrote a Thrive Global article about the importance of equitable global healthcare.
How Higher Ed Leadership Can Deal With Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
President Elizabeth Bradley wrote a Forbes column about how higher education leaders can deal with the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Harvard Decision Preserves Mission Of Higher Education
In Forbes magazine, President Bradley supports admission policies like those at Harvard, whose affirmative action stance was recently affirmed in court.
Can We Use ‘Positive Deviance’ To Address Gun Violence?
In Forbes, President Elizabeth Bradley writes that gun violence is a critical public health issue—and its impact is being felt in the classroom.
Mental Health And Technology On Campus — A Productive Combination?
President Bradley Pens Article about Mental Health and Technology on Campuses for Forbes.
College commencement speakers feature Mike Pence, NOLA mayor, Van Jones, more.
President Bradley talks about Commencement speaker Van Jones with the Poughkeepsie Journal.
2019 graduates — will you remember your commencement speaker? These speakers don't.
President Bradley discusses her own memories of graduating from college in LoHud.com commencement story.
Vassar President Elizabeth Bradley
President Bradley talks with WFIU Public Radio about education, health care, liberal arts, and more in this Profiles episode.
SRM varsity to innovate in active learning forums, research
President Elizabeth Bradley quoted about her participation in a historic, landmark higher education conference at SRM University in India.
How the next recession could save lives
President Bradley comments on the link between recessions and lowered death rates in the international science journal Nature.
Innovations in Global Mental Health in Low-Income Settings: The Case of Ghana
Watch President Bradley speak at Fountain House’s international conference, Healthier Longer Lives for People with Serious Mental Illness.
Young Adults and the Burden of Mental Illness
President Bradley writes about the global toll of mental illness in the young in Thrive Global.
The Practical Humanities
Interdisciplinary Inclusivity, Elizabeth Bradley, President, Vassar College
Elizabeth Bradley, President of Vassar College and Founder of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, speaks about the need for liberal arts institutions to promote diversity, inclusivity, and interdisciplinary learning among the student body with Jordan Cooper ’07 on his Public Interest Podcast.
Learning From Diversity
President Elizabeth Bradley ponders the role of diversity in learning for improvement in this editorial in Circulation, an American Heart Association journal.
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