College News

Image of solarfest text and sunburst CAPA Cohosts 25th Anniversary SolarFest

Watch the keynote address of SolarFest, featuring Storm Cunningham, a global thought leader in community revitalization and natural resource restoration, co-hosted with the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, thanks to a grant from the Regenerative Food Network.

Image of MFA class photo collage A Long Becoming

Author Eula Biss delivered the 50th Bennington Writing Seminars Commencement address at the program's first-ever virtual residency.

William Scully ‘94 A Message from Interim President Roche: William Scully ‘94

The following message was sent to students, faculty, and staff on July 21, 2020.

Image of Bennington College campus Bennington Joins Litigation Opposing International Student Ban

Bennington College has joined 180 colleges and universities of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, in filing an amicus brief in support of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s legal complaint against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

aerial view of college campus Update on Fall 2020 Term to Students and Families

Today, the following message was sent to Bennington students and families regarding Fall 2020 plans.

aerial photo of Bennington College Bennington College Statement in Support of International Students

The following statement was sent to students, faculty, and staff from Interim President Isabel Roche and President-elect Laura Walker.


Image of Robert Frost Stone House Museum Robert Frost Stone House Museum Receives Grants to Support Cultural Relief; David Orr Lecture

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College has received two grants to support its operations in the coming year.

Image of CASE logo CASE Honors Bennington's Fundraising

Bennington College has been awarded a 2020 CASE Educational Fundraising Award for Overall Performance in Private Liberal Arts Institutions with Endowments Under $150 Million.

Image of black square Solidarity and Action

Today, Interim President Isabel Roche sent the following memo to the Bennington Community:

aerial view of college campus Bennington College Appoints Laura R. Walker as 11th President

Laura R. Walker has been selected to be the next President of Bennington College. A pioneering media executive and leader in the arts, Walker has a long record of empowering prominent non-profit institutions to realize their creative potential and strengthen their impact.