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U.S. News and The Princeton Review released their rankings for the top colleges in America, with Bennington featured on lists for Most Innovative Schools, Green Colleges, Great Professors, Great Classroom Experiences, and more.

Bennington College announced today that it has been recognized as a top performer in sustainability by the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), ranked number three in energy on their 2022 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI). 

Bennington College welcomed a robust and diverse class of 234 new first-year and transfer students this fall.

Bennington College is pleased to announce the following promotions and staffing at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

The College is pleased to announce that Jane Burkhardt ’62 has made a gift to establish two endowed scholarships in Literature and Philosophy.

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum has been featured in several publications highlighting the best things to do while in Vermont.

On August 18, Bennington College President Laura Walker sent the following message to the Bennington community:

On August 12, 2022, the members of Bennington College's Health Advisory Group sent the following message regarding the start of the Fall 2022 term.

On August 10, President Laura Walker shared the following message with the Bennington Community:

Kim Cooper, an MFA student in fiction, has been selected to be the ninth Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars

Bennington College has been featured in the Dance Magazine article, "Is a Smaller College Dance Program Right for You?"

The Bennington Review has been awarded the 2022 Whiting Foundation’s Literary Magazine Prize.

On June 24, 2022, Bennington College President Laura Walker sent the Bennington Community the following message regarding the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

Bennington College College President Laura Walker announced that Lisa Noble has been appointed as Associate Dean of Career Development and Field Work Term.

Learn more about Juneteenth, the day that the US Army freed enslaved people in Texas, ending slavery in the Confederate States.

Bennington College announced that it has received a major gift of art from renowned television and film writer and producer Norman Lear to benefit its Art for Access program.

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College has been awarded funding from the Windham Foundation to support its upcoming season of public programs, including special programming in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Robert Frost’s beloved poem, “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening,” which was written in 1922 while Frost was living at the Stone House.



Pulitzer Prize winning poet Jericho Brown will be the commencement speaker for the Class of 2022. The faculty speaker will be Elena Demyanenko, faculty member in dance. The senior student speaker will be Sofia Pacheco Pardo '22.

On May 27-28, Bennington College will celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2022 at the 87th Commencement. Learn more about graduate outcomes across the years. 

Bennington College has earned its second STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

Second selection of works will be sold from the collection of Melva Bucksbaum 

Research Professor of Oceanography at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Dr. Kara Lavender Law will speak on “A Global Look at Plastic in the Ocean.” 

On Saturday, April 16, the Bennington College community participated in a Seder to commemorate the second night of Passover. 

Nine students from high schools around the world were selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2021-2022 Young Writers Awards.

This grant was made possible by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities Supports Outstanding Publicly Engaged Humanities Programs.

Following a nationwide search, Bennington College announced today that renowned sportswriter Thoreau DeBal has been appointed the College’s inaugural Athletic Director.

Four students from Bennington College have been selected as Frankenthaler Fellows for the 2022 Museum Fellows Term.

By Mary Brothers '22

The Association of Vermont Independent Colleges (AVIC) has released a statement in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. 

A Q&A with Director of Student Health Promotion Ali Tartaglia

By Mary Brothers '22

Bennington College has awarded a total of $25,000 in grants to local organizations to implement and support seven community-proposed initiatives that explore and expand food systems in Bennington county.