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All-Class Reunion

We look forward to welcoming you back to campus for the All-Class Reunion, September 27-29, 2019. We invite you to help shape the programming for your time back at Bennington!

Registration is now open. Please register HERE

Programming

Programming is in development and subject to change. Keep checking this page for updates throughout the summer.

  • The 1st Bennington College Alumni and Student Film & Creativity Festival. Find more details here
  • 5x10 Exhibition of Works
  • Commons re-opening celebration
  • Faculty and alumni-led sessions, performances, readings
  • Open classes, studios, and rehearsals
  • Crossett Library alumni works display
  • Off-site Milestone Reunion gatherings
  • 50th Reunion Festschrift, a collection of writings honoring Bennington Faculty from 1964-1970
  • Alumni bands
  • And more

Reunion Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 27

Afternoon

  • Open classes 
  • Tours
  • Film & Creativity Festival Screenings

Evening

  • 5X10 Exhibition and Film Festival Reception Virginia Creighton ’69; Annice Jacoby ’69; Cameo Wood ’08; Alethea Root ’02
  • Screening of The Goldfinch Nina Jacobson P’23; Mari Jo Winkler P’21
  • Open mic night
Saturday, September 28

Morning

  • Parent Involvement meeting
  • Volunteer Meeting
  • The Great Transformation, on the work of Karl Polyani | John Hultgren faculty member
  • Reading the Local Landscape | Kerry Woods faculty member
  • Female Architect / Fictive Archive | Farhad Mirza ’12; Anne Thompson faculty member
  • The Doubtful Professor: How Bennington Prepared Us for Academic Life | Nejem Raheem ’94; Rone Shavers ’93; Friedricke Windel ’15
  • Navigating the college admissions process and financial aid for alumni families | Admissions
  • Admissions Tour for legacy prospective students | Admissions

Afternoon

  • Presentation of Commons renovations and campus renewal updates | Andy Schlatter Associate Vice President of Facilities Management and Planning
  • Commons Ribbon-cutting |  Isabel Roche interim president; Nick Stephens ’77
  • Open rehearsal for Fall play
  • Diversity and Inclusion Discussion | Delia Saenz Vice President for Institutional Inclusion, Equity, and Leadership Development
  • ECVLA Workshop + conversation | John Bertles ’81; Isabel Roche interim president
  • Recent Alumni Panel  | Julia Sub ’15; Michelle Nguyen ’15; Rohail Altaf ’17; Ayesha Raees ’18; Wyatt Kirby ’10; Joanna Dillon ’07
  • Film & Creativity Festival screenings
  • Bennington Today + Presidential Search Updates | Isabel Roche interim president; Nick Stephens ’77;  Alan Kornberg ’74

Evening

  • Donor Recognition Reception (by invitation)
  • Faculty, Family, Student, Alumni Reception
  • Alumni Dinner and presentation of the Hudas Liff Volunteer Award
  • Four Dances, One Improvisation, and Three Arguments | Liz Lerman ’69; Wendy Perron ’69; Emily Climer ’12; Jon Kinzel ’90; Cathy Weis ’70; Hilary Clark MFA ’20; Mina Nishimura MFA ’21; Kota Yamazaki; Gwen Welliver MFA ’09; Molly Lieber  MFA ’21; Elena Demanyenko faculty member
  • Screening of Imaginary Order | Deborah Eisenstadt ’91
  • Alumni bands: Catastrophie | Alice Tolan-Mee ’12 and Carol Cleveland Sings | Thomas Hughes ’06
Sunday, September 29

Morning

  • Memorial Lantern Send-off

 

Make your hotel reservations

The College has reserved blocks of rooms at the following places under “Bennington College Reunion”:

For more information and to get involved, email alumnirelations@bennington.edu

Reunion Committee Members

Penelope Perkins Wilson ’45
Barbara E. Deane ’51 
Charlene Schwartz ’54 
Priscilla Alexander ’58 
Helen Colcord ’59 
Susan Borden ’69 
Katharine Holabird Haggiag ’69 
Annice Jacopy ’69 
Risa Jaroslow ’69
Wendy Perron ’69 
Deborah Shapiro Krasner ’69 
Robyn Newhouse ’69 
Virginia Creighton ’69 
Deborah Borda ’71 
Chris Bishop ’72 
Alan Kornberg ’74 
Nick Stephens ’77 
Wynn Miller ’78 
Amy Hikida ’85 
Kent Hikida ’85 
Chris Boscia ’87
Kate Aichele-Miner ’88
Valerie Ramshur ’89 
Jonathan Marc Sherman ’90 

Adam Cohen ’90 
Mary Scanlan ’91 
Shay Totten’ 91
Tracy Katsky Boomer ’91
Amanda Frank ’92
Nicole Barnette ’93 
Nejem Raheem ’94 
Brendan Frank ’94 
Bill Scully ’94
Zoe Roche ’95
Mary Early ’97 
Adnan Iftekhar ’97 
James Simon ’97 
Taliesin Thomas ’98   
Jessica Phillips ’99
Liza Stillhard ’00 
Matty Wilder ’00 
Alethea Root Dufraine ’02 
Lawson Wulsin ’05 
Joanna Dillon ’07
Suzanne Brundage ’08 
Cameo Wood ’08 
Liz Sculley ’09
Samantha Kenyon ’09

Wyatt Kirby ’10 
Devin Gaffney ’10 
Brian Morrice ’10 
Emily Hogue ’10 
Cauley Powell ’11 
Jay Schunter ’11
Corinne Frankenfield ’12
Dmitri Glickman ’12 
Evan Braun ’13
Bobby DeLanghe ’13
Rainer Hunt ’13 
Anna Rogovoy ’13 
Scott Milliman ’14
Kate Davis ’14 
Vivian Robbins ’14 
Christopher Sanacore ’15 
Nare Filiposyan ’17
Rohail Altaf ’17
Jamie Catania ’17
Nejla Katica ’18
Muhammad Haroon ’18
Ayesha Raees ’18

Milestone Reunion Clusters

60th
1958; 1959; 1960

50th
1968; 1969; 1970

40th
1978; 1979; 1980

30th
1988; 1989; 1990

25th
1993; 1994; 1995

20th
1998; 1999; 2000

15th
2003; 2004; 2005

10th
2008; 2009; 2010

5th
2013; 2014; 2015

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The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1969 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1968 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1967 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1966 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1965 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1964 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1963 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1962 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1961 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1960 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1959 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1958 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1957 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1956 VIEW THE BOOK
The 50th Reunion Book of the Class of 1955 VIEW THE BOOK