Bard College has a large network of affiliated programs, partnerships, and institutes in the United States and abroad. It is important that these programs be perceived as a unified network. To that end, consistent writing style and messaging about the College's mission and goals are critical.
Bard College Style
Bard employs a standardized writing and editing style in all its print and Web-based communications. The College uses The Chicago Manual of Style (currently in its 17th edition) and supplements with its own, in-house style guide. Click the link below to download Bard’s style guide.
Writing about Bard in Your Publications and on Your Website
The text below can be used as a template for your program’s website and publications, as you describe your relationship to Bard College and the larger Bard network. Visit the Bard visual style guide for accompanying logos and images.