College News

Students dining outside New York Times Ranks Bennington College Among Nation’s Most Economically Diverse

Bennington College’s student body is among the more economically diverse, compared with other elite colleges and universities across the country, according to the New York Times College-Access Index released Thursday. In order of their students’ economic diversity, Bennington ranked #43 on a list of nearly 300 of the country’s most selective universities.

Young Writers Award Logo 9th-12th Grade Students Invited to Submit to Bennington College Young Writers Awards

Bennington College is now accepting submissions from high school students around the world for its 2023-2024 Young Writers Awards.

Class of 2027 on Commons Lawn Bennington College Welcomes the Class of 2027

Bennington College welcomed a robust and diverse class of 211 new first-year and transfer students this fall.

Image of Bennington Commons Bennington College Theater Achieves #3 Ranking from Princeton Review 2024

College earns a top-ten ranking for classroom experience.

Image of Laura Walker Bennington College President Laura R. Walker Joins Editorial Board of LearningWell Magazine

Bennington College is pleased to announce that President Laura R. Walker has joined the Editorial Board of LearningWell magazine, a publication of the Mary Christie Institute.

Image of Etan Kerr-Finell Etan Kerr-Finell Selected as Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars

Etan Kerr-Finell, a fourth term MFA student in poetry, has been selected to be the eleventh Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars.

hold 48 Hours in Bennington, VT

The New York Times may be famous for their “36 Hours in [insert-great-destination]” articles, but we couldn’t cover our picturesque corner of Southwestern Vermont in fewer than 48.

Image of Bennington Commons The Supreme Court, Affirmative Action, and Bennington

On June 29, Bennington College President Laura Walker sent the following message to the Bennington community:

Image of Lorraine Atwood Lorraine Atwood Appointed Vice President for Finance and Administration

Lorraine Atwood has been named Vice President for Finance and Administration at Bennington College.

Image of graduates Bennington College Celebrated its 88th Commencement on Saturday

On Saturday, June 3, 152 members of Bennington College’s Class of 2023 gathered, along with their family members and friends, faculty, and leadership, under a large tent on a green expanse of lawn at the southern end of campus to receive their degrees.