Faculty In the Press
- President Botstein: Hungary’s Xenophobic Attack on Central European University Is a Threat to Freedom Everywhere appeared in Washington Post on 04-18-2017
- Interview: Bard College Professor and Author Ellen Condliffe Lagemann Discusses the Bard Prison Initiative on WAMC appeared in WAMC on 04-17-2017
- Bard College Professor Daniel Mendelsohn Retraces Odysseus' Journey With His Father appeared in New Yorker on 04-14-2017
- Bard Professor Ian Buruma Comments on President Trump's Decision to Strike Syria appeared in Globe & Mail on 04-14-2017
Recent News and Notes
Leon Botstein has been president of Bard College since 1975, where he is also Leon Levy Professor in the Arts and Humanities. He is chairman of the board of the Central European University and a board member of the Open Society Foundations. He has been music director of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992. He is coartistic director of the SummerScape and Bard Music Festivals at Bard College, and conductor laureate of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, where he served as music director from 2003 to 2010.