College News

Image of Crossett Library Crossett Library Receives Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) Award

This award offers national recognition of academic libraries that are making a difference for all underrepresented groups.

Milford Graves Collage Excerpt Bennington College’s Usdan Gallery Presents Nationally Touring Exhibit About Former Faculty Milford Graves

Music performances and documentary screening create a vibrant program of Milford Graves events.

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal, a nationally traveling exhibition, gathers the multifaceted work of Milford Graves (1941-2021) to explore the practices and predilections of an extraordinary jazz innovator, tireless polymath, and legendary Bennington College professor.

Portrait of Diana Petschauer Making Bennington More Accessible with Diana Petschauer

In September 2023, Diana Petschauer was eager to start her position as the director of Student Accessibility Services at Bennington College. This new role, which had previously been shared between Residential Life and Academic Services, was created to provide added accessibility and American Disability Act (ADA) expertise more conveniently than ever. 

Cora Cohen '64 Bennington College Receives Cora Cohen ’64 Painting

Bennington alum and notable abstract painter Cora Cohen ’64 donated a large painting to Bennington College before her death in June. The painting was given in honor of Pat Adams, a faculty member teaching during Cohen’s time at Bennington.

Image of class of 2027 Top 10 Stories of 2023

As we look forward to 2024 and reflect on the past year, celebrate all that Bennington College has accomplished with the 10 most-read stories from 2023.

Image of people watching snowfall Take a Break with Bennington

This holiday season, relax and rewind the year with these notable picks of podcasts, movies, books, and TV shows released in 2023 and featuring work from the Bennington College community.

Image of Bennington Review issue 12 Bennington Review, Issue Twelve: A Flash of Beauty

Bennington Review—a national biannual print journal of innovative, intelligent, and moving poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and film writing housed at Bennington College—has released its twelfth issue, around the theme of “A Flash of Beauty.”

Image of Bennington barn in snow Like Living in a Snow Globe: Winter in Southwestern Vermont

Get ready for a winter wonderland adventure in Southwestern Vermont.

The Breakers by Hans Hofmann Bennington College Mourns the Passing of Norman Lear

Bennington College joins in mourning the passing of groundbreaking television writer and producer Norman Lear. He passed away on December 5 at the age of 101 at his home in Los Angeles

Juan Baena Juan Baena Appointed as Bennington College’s Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Juan Baena has been named Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at Bennington College. As a member of the Institutional Advancement team, Baena will report to Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement Allison Gomes.