Bard’s extraordinary faculty are dedicated to the philosophy of teaching. Today and throughout Bard’s history, members of the faculty have effected change in medicine, the arts and letters, international affairs, journalism, scientific research, and education, among other endeavors. These distinguished scholars are advisers as well as instructors: Bard has no graduate teaching assistants. And the average class size of 17 allows for intimate discussions and one-on-one interaction.
Faculty In the Press
- Professor Ellen Driscoll's Art Explores Globalization for Siena Art Institute Residency appeared in Siena Art Institute on 08-27-2015
Bard Writer in Residence, Photographer Teju Cole Hunts Shadows in São Paulo appeared in New York Times
Bard MAT Director Stephen Mucher: A Father Reads Ta-Nehisi Coates appeared in Sojourners
Simon's Rock Provost Peter Laipson on the Power of a Liberal Arts Degree
appeared in Bard College at Simon's Rock
Recent News and Notes
Wallace Benjamin Flint and L. May Hawver Professor of Chemistry and Chemistry Program director Craig Anderson has been teaching at Bard since 2001. In 2011 he was awarded two major prizes for his work: a $198,000 award from the Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms Program of the National Science Foundation, and the prestigious and selective Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award of $60,000.