Apr. 13, 2021
The 1971 essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” by Professor of Art History Linda Nochlin ’51, which examined the underappreciation of women artists, became required reading for art historians. The College recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the essay and the 70th anniversary of Nochlin’s graduation from Vassar with a three-part tribute.
Apr. 12, 2021
Vassar College’s ALANA Center, which provides resources and programs for students of color, will be named for Professor Jeh Vincent Johnson, the pioneering African American architect and former Vassar faculty member who designed it. President Elizabeth H. Bradley made the announcement as part of the recent African American Alumnae/i of Vassar College (AAAVC) Triennial, which celebrates the contributions of African American alumnae/i, students, faculty, administrators, and staff of Vassar College. Johnson died in January.
Mar. 9, 2021
This year, the alumnae/i association, AAVC, turns 150. Throughout 2021, the College will be celebrating this anniversary by highlighting a few of Vassar’s most notable alumnae/i in architecture, arts, business, education, entertainment, healthcare, humanitarian efforts, law, social justice, and technology.