Faculty News

Image of Bennington commons Welcome, New Faculty

This fall, Bennington welcomed seven new full-time faculty members to the College. 

Image of Improvisations album Shawn and Bisio Team Up for Improvisations Album

In summer 2019, Music faculty member composer/pianist Allen Shawn and Instrumental faculty member bassist Michael Bisio  teamed up for a recording of extemporaneous improvisations, now available.

Image of Carmen Giménez Smith Giménez Smith Awarded Academy of American Poets Fellowship

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Carmen Giménez Smith has been awarded the Academy of American Poets Fellowship for “distinguished poetic achievement,”

Image of EPA seal Schroeder Honored by EPA

Science faculty member Tim Schroeder was recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency with a Regional Environmental Award for his participation in the Vermont Aquifer Characterization Team. 

Image of Frost Stone House Places to Know in Bennington and Beyond

Bennington faculty and staff share their favorite places to explore in the town of Bennington and beyond.

Image of four musicians Listen to Music Faculty Works

Originally released as a podcast on B-Rad radio on May 3, 2020, enjoy this eclectic playlist of performances and compositions by Bennington music faculty on SoundCloud.

Image of Phillip B. Williams Williams Honored with Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship

Literature faculty member Phillip B. Williams has been selected as a 2020-21 Fellow at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Photo of Brian Michael Murphy Murphy Receives NEH Summer Stipend

Brian Michael Murphy has been awarded a $6,000 summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Guggenheim logo Bennington Faculty and Alumni Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Faculty member J Blackwell ’95, Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Jenny Boully, past BWS commencement speaker Garth Greenwell, and Helen Mirra '91 are recipients of the prestigious 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Image of face masks MacPike's Masks for Bennington Students

Technical Instructor in Costume Production Richard MacPike is constructing face masks for Bennington students remaining on campus. Learn how to make your own.