Marking a major milestone in Vassar College’s overall strategy and commitment to protecting the environment, the Board of Trustees has ramped-up its ongoing efforts to address climate change by amending its investment policy to explicitly include environmental and sustainability considerations.
Buoyed by a $10-million gift from alumna Dede Thompson Bartlett, Vassar College today unveiled plans for a new building that will house the offices of Admission and Career Education, President Elizabeth Bradley announced.
Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will present the exhibition Changing Forms: Metamorphosis in Myth, Art, and Nature, 1650–1700, on view September 28 through December 19, 2021 in the Loeb’s Focus Gallery.
Sarah Bakke has been named Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at Vassar College, Carlos Garcia, Vice President for Technology and Human Resources announced. Bakke, who came to Vassar in 2013, had been serving as Associate Director of the department since 2019.
Vassar College has been named a winner for New York State’s Energy to Lead program, with $1.17 million awarded to implement clean energy initiatives including educational programs for the local community and energy-saving equipment and technology for The Vassar Institute for the Liberal Arts.
Tilled Fields, a solo show by New York sculptor and Vassar College Emeritus Professor of Art Harry Roseman, is featured in the Project and Focus galleries at the College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center from July 3–September 12, 2021. A lecture given by renowned poet and art writer John Yau will be held on September 2.