Faculty News

Image of CAPA CAPA’s Susan Sgorbati to Present at the United Nations

The director of Bennington College’s Center for the Advancement of Public Action (CAPA), Susan Sgorbati, will join Asim Zia, PhD, Director, the Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security, Professor of Public Policy & Computer Science, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics & Department of Computer Science at the University of Vermont, and Oluowo Freeman of the African Centre for Climate Actions and Rural Development Initiative (ACCARD) and others to present an event at the 2023 United Nations (UN) Water Conference.

Image of Tom Bogdan Bennington Stories: Tom Bogdan

Tom Bogdan is a Music faculty member at Bennington College.

Image of woman with cello Remembering Maxine Neuman

Renowned cellist Maxine Neuman, who was on the faculty of Bennington College from 1981 to 1994, passed away on December 13, 2022, after a long battle with cancer.

Image of Meltem Ballan An Interdisciplinary Approach to Computer Science

Newly appointed Computer Science faculty member Meltem Ballan shares how her background as a General Motors executive influences her perspective as a teacher and how she plans to support Bennington students in data science.

By Halley Le '25

Image of Shawtane Bowen Upright Citizen in the Green Mountains

Newly appointed Drama faculty member Shawtane Bowen shares his journey coming to Bennington and his experience of life on campus.

By Halley Le '25

Eula Biss Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty Member Eula Biss Named a 2023 New America National Fellow

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Eula Biss has been selected as a 2023 New America National Fellow.

Image of students outside doing artwork Prototyping the Future

Visionary and futurist Divine Bradley MFA ’22 turned his passion for reimagining and transforming education into an immersive learning experience for the Bennington community.

By Halley Le '25

GAD logo David Bond Awarded the New Directions Prize

David Bond has been awarded the New Directions Prize by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

Jackson and Janis Faculty Photos Summer Theatre Roundup

Several members of the Bennington College community have been participating in the 2022 summer theatre season.

John Umphlett Performing Flipping One Over a Bush John Umphlett to Perform "Flipping One Over a Bush"

For the 25th anniversary of the North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show (NBOSS), Technical Instructor in Visual Arts John Umphlett MFA '99 will do a live performance, Flipping One Over a Bush, first performed 22 years ago at the third NBOSS in 2000.