Bard envisions the liberal arts institution as the hub of a network, rather than a single, self-contained campus. Numerous institutes for special study are available on and off campus, connecting Bard students to the greater community.
The Center for Civic Engagement at Bard College embodies the fundamental belief that education and civil society are inextricably linked. In an age of information overload, it is more important than ever that citizens be educated and trained to think critically and be actively engaged with issues affecting public life.
Albee Hall was a gift of Edward E. F. Albee in 1925. Albee, along with Hegeman Science Hall, is home to the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computing. Once a dormitory, Albee now contains faculty offices, classrooms, and laboratories.