College News

Image of keep abortion legal billboard A Message on Roe v. Wade

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

Image of Bennington Commons Lisa Noble Named Associate Dean of Career Development and Field Work Term

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

Image of Juneteenth header Resources for Juneteenth

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

Image of painting Bennington College Receives Donation of Hans Hofmann Painting from Legendary Television Writer/Producer Norman Lear

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.

Windham Foundation Logo Robert Frost Stone House Museum Receives Windham Foundation Grant

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.



Commons at dusk Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Jericho Brown to Deliver 2022 Commencement Address

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.

stars seal gold rating Bennington College Receives Second STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

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).

Image of geometric colors Art for Access Benefit Auction to be held on June 1

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

Image of Passover seder Different From All Other Nights

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

Image of woman in front of ocean Prominent Oceanography Research Professor to Give Woodworth Lecture in the Sciences

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.”