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
- 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
James Bagwell has taught at Bard College since 2000, where he is the chair of the undergraduate Music Program and codirector of the Graduate Program in Conducting. He maintains an active schedule throughout the United States as a conductor of choral, operatic, and orchestral music. In 2009 he was appointed music director of The Collegiate Chorale and led the ensemble in concerts at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall during the 2009–10 season.More >>