Admission

The annual first-year student picnic.
The annual first-year student picnic.

First-Year Experience in Berlin

Learn more about spending one or both semesters of your first year at Bard's newest global campus at Bard College Berlin: A Liberal Arts University!

Profiles

Faculty: Michèle D. Dominy

Michèle D. Dominy

Michèle D. Dominy, vice president and dean of the College and professor of anthropology, began teaching at Bard in February 1981. Professor Dominy's teaching interests include the anthropology of place, feminist anthropology, interpretive anthropology, the anthropology of religion, and the ethnography of communication. She has conducted long-term field research in the high country of New Zealand and Australia, and is the author of Calling the Station Home: Place and Identity in New Zealand’s High Country.
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Congratulations Accepted Students!

A Letter from the President

"Please accept my congratulations on your acceptance to Bard College," writes Bard president Leon Botstein. "I want to welcome you into a college community that cherishes the life of the mind but also seeks to link the spirit of inquiry to public service and engagement with life in society."

Why I Chose Bard

Why choose Bard College? The unique and rigorous curriculum, stunning campus, and close relationships with faculty are a few of the reasons our students decided to make Bard their home. Here they talk about what drew them to the college in the beginning and the scholarly, creative community they've found on campus since.

News & Notes